Colin Kaepernick's mum responds to Trump's criticism of NFL players: 'Guess that makes me a proud b----!'

During a rally in Alabama on Friday, President Donald Trump criticised NFL players who protest the national anthem, saying he wished NFL owners would “fire” the players and say “Get that son of a b—- off the field right now.”

Shortly after the comments, the mother of the NFL players who started the movement that is trying to draw attention to the racial injustice and social inequalities responded to the criticism.

Teresa Kaepernick, the mother of Colin Kaepernick, replied to a Tweet that linked to a story on Trump’s criticism, and highlighted his quote referring to any of the players as a “son of a b—-.”

She replied, simply and proudly, “Guess that makes me a proud b—-!”

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