Stephen A. Smith: The Onion Wrote About Him Arguing With His (Fake) Son and He Fell For It

Stephen Douglas
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Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get you. Stephen A. Smith, as one of ESPN’s most noisy and visible commentators, has plenty of people out to get him. Enter The Onion, one of America’s most famous – and hilarious – satire factories. Today they published the story entitled “Stephen A. Smith Thinking Son Is Finally Ready For The Sex Argument.” Decent enough joke, but what made it really funny is that Stephen A. Smith either didn’t click the link or was not familiar with The Onion. Needless to say, Stephen A. was not happy to hear such lies.

I thought I’d heard enough despicable lies about myself. Now there’s some article out that I have a 9-yr-old son and I’m going to have a

— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) September 17, 2012

Conversation with him about Sex. Mind you, I neither have a son nor a 9-Year-old. Some ppl are beyond despicable. No end! Sad what extent

— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) September 17, 2012

People will go to. Amazing how folks try to tear cats down, primarily due to perceived power of the spoken word. Damn Shame, but too bad.

— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) September 17, 2012

Because I don’t intend on going anywhere. Really, Really sad, though!

— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) September 17, 2012


So if you’re keeping track at home, Stephen A. Smith does not have a 9-year-old son. Fortunately (unfortunately?) someone eventually clued Stephen A. into the joke.

Haaaaa. The got me. I didn’t know it was on Satire! Got it. Peeps got jokes. It’s cool!

— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) September 17, 2012



Notice he didn’t deny the part about his own father arguing with him about the birds and the bees. They say a lot of truth is said in jest…

[h/t: @SportsJoey]




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