The Huffington Post reported that according to TMZ, CNN reporter Don Lemon Don Lemon was shocked that anyone cared about his marijuana comment while he was reporting on the protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
TMZ found Lemon and asked him about the controversial statement, to which he responded, “Obviously, there is the smell of marijuana in the air. I don’t get that. I was just talking. There was a million things going on and everyone’s just hanging on one word. I don’t understand why you guys are covering me. I’m just a newscaster.”
As you may remember, the comment sparked anger, frustration and confusion on social media.