ESPN host Sage Steele is leaving after 16 years so she ‘can exercise First Amendment rights’ after settling a lawsuit with the community over her controversial statements in regards to the COVID-19 vaccine and Barack Obama

Sage Steele frees herself from ESPN after 16 years so she will be able to converse her thoughts extra freely.

“Life Update,” started Steele’s submit on X, previously Twitter. “After efficiently resolving my case with ESPN/Disney, I’ve determined to depart in order that I can extra freely train my proper of first modification. I’m grateful for thus many great experiences over the previous 16 years and stay up for my subsequent chapter!’

Steele sued the community in April 2022 after alleging that ESPN violated her First Amendment and free speech rights in Connecticut by suspending her over feedback about former President Barack Obama and the COVID-19 vaccine.

Sage Steele is releasing herself from ESPN after 16 years, she introduced on Tuesday