But he did far more than simply play poker to lose his TV gig…..
We have all performed in poker video games we remorse however Boston Celtics star Paul Pierce had a house game that value him extra than simply the chips on the desk.
The 10-time All Star filmed himself enjoying in a poker game that included smoking what regarded like weed, consuming and getting massages from scantily clad girls, a few of whom had been twerking within the background.
All of which he shared on Instagram Live the place the 43-year-old has 921,000 followers.
That was sufficient to see him half methods with ESPN, the place he was an analyst on a number of NBA reveals. ESPN are owned by Disney who for essentially the most half purpose their merchandise at household pleasant audiences (although they do additionally personal Family Guy).
Pierce doesn’t appear notably shaken by his firing, in reality he tweeted a video of himself smiling and saying massive issues are coming (a brand new undertaking with Dan Bilzerian looks like the sensible guess).
— Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) April 5, 2021
It is unlikely that the poker facet of Pierce’s Instagram Live stream brought about a lot or any concern for ESPN, particularly as they’re the host of the World Series of Poker. It’s most likely not the best affiliation with the opposite issues he was as much as, nevertheless. Pierce is sort of nicely often called a critical poker participant and has beforehand been seen enjoying poker on the PSPC and Poker After Dark.