You never know what can happen online. Barstool Sports’ Dave Portnoy certainly didn’t plan on getting suspended from Twitter today. That’s exactly what ended up happening.

Someone came at $PENN for being a waste of their shareholders’ money. Then Barstool President and Founder Dave Portnoy replied saying:

So sell it. Mark your calendar. Dm me 1 year from today. Let me drop my nuts on your head.

This post from Portnoy got him suspended from Twitter. It is not clear if he will be back. People reacted in a huge way and a hashtag movement was started soon after that.

#FreeDavePortnoy trended on Twitter and tons of fans commented on why they want or didn’t want Portnoy back on the platform. Others were quick to point out how Twitter has suspended both Portnoy and Donald Trump, two presidents. Yes, they shared a photo of Portnoy with the former POTUS.

“A national treasure has been silenced! What’s the deal, @jack?” was one popular response. Others had a different way of reacting to the now-suspended president’s suspension, “First they came for Martin Shkreli, then they came for John W. B. Rich, now they’ve come for the only financial advisor I trust – Dave Portnoy.”

We’ll have to see if Dave Portnoy gets out of Twitter Jail. In the meantime, a hashtag to free him is still gaining steam.

What’s your take on this situation? Should Twitter have suspended Dave Portnoy?

H Jenkins

Years of experience in writing, journalism, and digging exclusive insider info for Ringside News opened the door for a new opportunity for Jenkins. With a history in finance, he broke into the journalism game by writing on blogs and other freelance websites before branching into sports and entertainment news. Being in tune with pop culture doesn't mean it has to make sense, but he tries. Favorite bands include any group from Seattle who formed between 1991 and 1999. 5 Ozzfests under his belt and 12 Warped Tours, but his last concert was a bluegrass AC/DC cover band that was not 100% terrible.

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