CBS Sports Radio Manager Fired For Controversial Article About Thunder Girl

Monday, April 29th 2013, 5:16 pm
By: News 9

CBS Sports Radio 610 in Houston tells News 9 that a Digital Content Manager has been fired following a blog post about an Oklahoma City Thunder Cheerleader's perceived weight problem.

A blogger for Houston's SportsRadio 610 under the name "Claire Crawford" posted an article with Thunder Girl Kelsey Williams' picture, along with the question: Is she too chunky to be an OKC Thunder cheerleader?

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The blogger wrote that people have criticized the Thunder cheerleader for being "pudgy around her waistline," then says "she's beautiful."

The six-paragraph article, posted Monday, April 22, asks readers to weigh in, and it has a lot of people talking.

The station will not confirm who wrote the article, but several sources identify the writer as Digital Content Manager Anna-Megan Raley, who blogs under the pen name "Claire Crawford."