Donald Trump has lost his tie with another network. ESPN is moving next week's ESPY Celebrity Golf Classic from Trump National Golf Club after Trump's disparaging remarks about Mexican immigrants, Variety reports.
The charity event will now be held at Pelican Hill Golf Club on July 14.
"We decided it was appropriate to change the venue, and are grateful for the opportunity to stage the event at Pelican Hill on short notice," ESPN said in a statement. "This charity outing benefits the V Foundation's Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund, providing resources for important cancer research for minority populations, including Hispanics and African Americans. Our decision reflects our deep feelings for our former colleague and support for inclusion of all sports fans. Diversity and inclusion are core values at ESPN and our decision also supports that commitment."
ESPN is the latest in the line of companies distancing themselves from Trump. Macy's and NBC have also cut their ties with the real estate mogul after he made remarks about Mexican immigrants in his announcement for his presidential bid last month.
Trump's Miss USA telecast has been dropped from Univision and will now broadcast on Reelz on July 12. Mexico's largest broadcaster, Televisa, has scrapped its plans to air the Miss Universe pageant as well. NASCAR has also announced that it will not return to the Trump National Doral Miami resort.
"When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best," Trump said in his speech on June 16. "They're sending people that have lots of problems, and they're bringing those problems with us. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists."
In an interview with Fox News, Trump said that he knew the backlash to his comments "was going to be bad because I was told this. All my life I have been told this: If you are successful, you don't run for office...I didn't know it was going to be quite this severe, but I really knew it was going to be bad."