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NBA legend Charles Barkley appeared on CBS’ pregame show, The NFL Today, with host Jim Rome and defended spanking in the aftermath of NFL player Adrian Peterson’s child abuse scandal.

“I don’t believe that because, listen, we spank kids in the south,” Barkley said. “I think the question about did Adrian Peterson go overboard? But we all grew up in different environments. Every black parent in my neighborhood in the south would be in trouble, or in jail under those circumstances.”

 

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