John Kelly: Coach Call Whitney Houston N-Word in Facebook Post
John Kelly Has Been Suspended From His Role With a Chicago-Area Baseball League Because He Called the Late Whitney Houston the N-Word on Facebook
John Kelly, a baseball coach from the Chicago area, was suspended as president of the Westside Baseball of Oak Lawn youth league after calling Whitney Houston as a “dumb stupid n—–” on Facebook.
Here’s the John Kelly Whitney Houston Facebook post via the Oak Lawn Patch
“I’m so sick if reading about this dumb stupid N—– Whitney Houston..she’s the dumb ass that decided to do drugs n kill herself stay with that woman beater … she blew more $$ up her nose than most of ye will make in yer lifetime … there are kids dying real fathers n mothers fighting for their lives…grow up ye dumb assess…think she’d give a flying f— about u???? Just saying.”
The John Kelly Facebook post was copied to the Westside Baseball of Oak Lawn youth league's public page by the parent of a former player. According to Kelly, he "didn't realize” he had used the N-word until after the fact.
He later said he regretted using the N-word, but stands by his criticism of Houston.
Kelly has been stay on as a member of the league’s board, but was given a one-year ban from coaching.