Rapaport posted screenshots of the pair’s Instagram direct messages on Twitter and Instagram in which Durant appeared to make use of homophobic, misogynistic and profane language.
“The [snake emoji] himself is now threatening me, bringing up my wife and wants to fight. This is supposed to be America’s sweetheart right?”
According to the screenshots, the confrontation started final 12 months when Rapaport criticized Durant’s post-game interview after the Nets’ season-opening victory over the Golden State Warriors in December.
In the messages, Durant insulted the 51-year-old Rapaport, in addition to providing to struggle the actor, even asking for his handle.
CNN has reached out to Durant, Rapaport, the NBA and the Brooklyn Nets for remark.
Durant might face a tremendous from the NBA for using the homophobic language.
It’s not the primary time Durant has been in sizzling water for his exercise on social media. In 2017, he was outed for using burner accounts to defend himself round his exit from Oklahoma City Thunder.
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