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Bernard Hopkins: Donovan McNabb Isn't Black Enough

First Posted: 05/12/11 10:39 AM ET Updated: 07/12/11 06:12 AM ET

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10 days before his fight against Jean Pascal in Philadelphia, Bernard Hopkins took the time to rip former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb.

Marcus Hayes of the Philadelphia Daily News reported on Tuesday that Hopkins verbally attacked McNabb, implying that he isn't black or tough enough.

"Forget this," Hopkins said while reportedly pointing to his own skin. "He's got a suntan. That's all."

Hopkins criticized McNabb for having a "privileged childhood in suburban Chicago," claiming that he isn't as tough as Michael Vick and Terrell Owens.

"McNabb? Great. Skills? Throw the ball? Great. But there was something missing," Hopkins said. "Vick? He understands. And T.O. - same cloth."

McNabb's publicist said that the quarterback would have no comment.

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