MLB News: Marly Rivera, fired by ESPN: What was the insult that cost her her job?

ESPN has reportedly fired national baseball reporter Marly Rivera after the latter called fellow female reporter, Ivon Gaete, a “f***ing c**t” over an interview with New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge.

The incident took placed on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium before the duel between Judge‘s side and the Los Angeles Angels. Rivera had an argument with Gaete after the latter also tried to interview Judge.

“She no longer works here,” ESPN told The Post.

Rivera was caught on camera called Gaete a “f***ing c**t” before trying to apologise to her fellow reporter.

“I fully accept responsibility for what I said, which I should not have,” Rivera told The Post.

“There were extenuating circumstances but that in no way is an excuse for my actions.

“I am a professional with a sterling reputation across baseball and I do believe that I am being singled out by a group of individuals with whom I have a long history of professional disagreements.”

Having begun her media career in both international radio and television in 2002, Ivon has now become a freelance sportscaster for MLB and TBS Japan.

She bears an extensive background as a sports reporter, broadcaster, and journalist, having previously served as the ambassador for Special Olympics Venezuela.

According to Rivera, who has reported on the MLB and Yankees for ESPN and ESPN Deportes, she offered an apology to Gaete for the insult but the latter did not accept it.