Brittney Griner is confronted by a right-wing media ‘provocateur’ at airport

Phoenix Mercury’s Brittney Griner confronted by right-wing YouTube personality Alex Stein at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

The encounter: Stein, host of Blaze Media’s Prime Time with Alex Stein, tweeted about meeting Griner, later posted a short clip of him yelling at her in the airport.
* Stein teased a longer version of the video to be released on Sunday morning.

Following the incident: The WNBA issued a statement emphasizing the importance of players’ safety and called Stein’s actions inappropriate and unfortunate.
* The Phoenix Mercury also released a statement to review the incident and work with the WNBA on next steps.

Reactions: Griner’s teammate Brianna Turner tweeted about the team members “nervously huddled in a corner unsure how to move about” during the incident, demanding better actions to ensure their safety.

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