Stephen A. Smith has consistently advocated for staying away from marijuana.
Today, iconic rapper Snoop Dogg announced that he’s giving up smoking marijuana, a decision that might seem as unthinkable as giving up air or water to most people.
“After much consideration and conversation with my family, I’ve decided to give up smoke,” he wrote. “Please respect my privacy at this time.”
Many doubt that Snoop will actually follow through on this commitment, but one of the best reactions to the announcement came from ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith.
Stephen A., known for his “stay off the weed” mantra, edited himself into the famous “I’ve won, but at what cost?” meme and shared it on X/Twitter.
Evidently, Stephen A. seems concerned about Snoop losing his distinctive trademark and creative edge after quitting smoking.
This incident is another instance of Stephen A. expressing opinions on non-sports-related topics, a trend he has been following more frequently, occasionally delving into matters that listeners might prefer he avoids.
Regarding Snoop, many skeptics, including us, find it hard to believe that he’ll part ways with the stickiest of the icky anytime soon, if ever. Given Snoop’s strong association with weed in his brand, it’s challenging to understand why he would make such a decision.