Herschel Walker Is Losing His Black Friends Over His Support for Trump

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Herschel Walker, in Washington, D.C., on April 26, 2016
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Former Dallas Cowboys running back and Celebrity Apprentice contestant Herschel Walker is losing his black friends over his love for Donald Trump.

According to TMZ Sports, Walker's black friends aren't cool with the fact that Walker has been Team Trump this election, and they've even resorted to calling Walker names.


Walker says that his friendship with the Donald goes back years and that he truly believes the Republican presidential nominee is the best person for the job.

Walker says that not only does he believe Trump would make the best president, but he also truly, honestly believes that Trump isn't a racist.

"I think Donald Trump is going to win. I think there are people who are hiding in the shadows pretending that they're not going to vote for Donald and when they go to the polls, they're going to vote for him," Walker told TMZ Sports.

"They don't want to say, 'Hey, I voted for Donald Trump' and get blasted like I've been getting blasted because I know Donald, so they are going to do it in hiding and in the end he's going to win," Walker continued.


Although Walker's black friends have been abandoning him, Trump's entire family supports him, and he's even been getting "texts from one of Donald's kids encouraging him to keep fighting," TMZ Sports reports.

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