New York Knicks superstar Jeremy Lin took time out his hectic NBA schedule to touch base
with an ESPN editor who was fired for publishing a racist headline about the Asian point guard. Anthony Federico, the man behind the headline, called Lin a “wonderful, humble person.” Huffington Post reports:
While the news will hardly surprise his fans around the world, Jeremy Lin is apparently a very forgiving guy.
According to Newsday, the Knicks’ sensation met with the former ESPN editor who was fired last month for publishing an offensive headline referencing Lin’s Asian-American ethnicity.
“The fact that he took the time to meet with me in his insanely busy schedule… He’s just a wonderful, humble person,” Anthony Federico, the ex-ESPN editor who ran the headline, told Newsday, adding that their conversation pertained mostly to ideas of reconciliation their shared faith.
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