Former ESPN host Jemele Hill will narrate LeBron James' upcoming documentary series "Shut Up and Dribble."
Hill, who left ESPN at the end of last month, confirmed the news Wednesday to The Hollywood Reporter, which added that it would be her first job since departing the network. The three-part documentary series is scheduled to debut on Showtime in November.
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"Lately LeBron has talked about gender and wanting to uplift and position black women in particular. I get the sense that this is all part of that," Hill told The Hollywood Reporter. "If you look at the societal ladder, black women remain on the lowest rung. He clearly understands that we are facing a unique battle. It means a lot that he understands the intricacies of that."
Hill and James, the Los Angeles Lakers forward, have become among the most notable critics of President Donald Trump in the sports community over the past 18 months.
Hill, 42, was reprimanded by ESPN last year for calling the president a "white supremacist" on Twitter, while James has been blunt and outspoken in his criticism of Trump, some of his policies and some of his rhetoric. Trump, in turn, has taken shots at both individuals on social media.