ESPN star Stephen A. Smith had no sympathy for disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar after he was stabbed multiple times over the weekend in a Florida penitentiary.
Smith, on the latest episode of «The Stephen A. Smith Show,» opened up about the former USA Gymnastics team doctor, who is serving decades in prison for sexual abuse and possession of child pornography, and the incident that occurred on Sunday.
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«When I shed a tear, I’ll be the first to let you know. I’m glad she didn’t die,» he said. «That was too good for him. I want him alive as long as he can. Stay alive. I want him to suffer. Not the most Christian thing to say, but damn, that’s how I feel.
«This is one of the most despicable human beings this nation has ever known. And I’m not going to lie to you, he deserves to get his ass kicked every day. Not a popular thing to say, but if he was thrown in the back of a cell «Prison with the sodomites would be fitting, considering what he did to all these women. There’s no sympathy from him like this. Death is too good for him.»
“…Him suffering the same fate he subjected countless women to seems more than fair. Once again, when I shed a tear or feel an ounce of sympathy, I’ll be the first to let you know.
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Nassar was stabbed multiple times, according to a person familiar with the attack. Joe Rojas, a current and former prison employee and current local union president, told Fox News that Nassar was stabbed twice in the neck, twice in the back and six times in the chest.
Rojas also said that he understood that Nassar suffered a collapsed lung and that he was in stable condition. He also added that he believes the prison is understaffed.
Federal officials confirmed to Fox News Digital that a stabbing occurred around 2:35 p.m. ET Sunday and staff members initiated life-saving measures. One inmate was taken to a local hospital for further treatment. Authorities did not identify the victim or the assailant.
Authorities said there is an ongoing investigation. The prison currently houses more than 1,200 male offenders.
Nassar admitted that he sexually assaulted athletes while working at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics. During victim impact statements in 2019, several athletes testified that over the course of Nassar’s more than two decades of sexual abuse., they had told coaches and trainers and other adults what was going on, but it was not reported.
Nassar will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars.
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More than 150 victims spoke or filed statements during the seven-day hearing, including Simone Biles. The women sought more than $1 billion from the federal government for the FBI’s failure to apprehend Nassar when agents learned of the allegations against him in 2015.
Jake Gibson and David Spunt of Fox News contributed to this report.