Earlier today, we let you know that Anthony Bass, the Toronto Blue Jays pitcher who got in hot water for sharing a normal opinion about corporations pushing pride was going to be further punished by being forced to participate in the opening pitch for pride week.
Well, now the Blue Jays have gone with a more direct form of punishment:
Yeah, he's now just off the team.
From CTV Toronto:
Blue Jays pitcher Anthony Bass was demoted from the team's roster on Friday afternoon after sharing an anti-LGBTQ2S+ video.
The roster move comes a day after Bass said he stands by his "personal beliefs" just over a week after apologizing for sharing an Instagram story encouraging followers to boycott Target and Bud Light over the support they showed for the LGBTQ2S+ community.
This comes after Bass was made to attend a re-education workshop.
On Thursday, Bass met with Pride Toronto's executive director to "unpack" his views and reach a "better place moving forward."
"I think it is a good second step but it is not the end of the journey," Pride Toronto's Sherwin Modeste said after the meeting. "I see this as a continuation of learning and this was something that we agreed on."
I don't know if Bass pushed back or if the Blue Jays were ready to get rid of him, but he is now no longer with the squad.
He will learn to love Big Brother.