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LSU player Samiyah Smith faints at the White House

Posted 2023-05-26 23:36

The nasty scenes unfolded when the LSU basketball team visited the White House.

In the middle of Joe Biden’s speech, 19-year-old Samia Smith fainted.

– Everything turned black, you say then.

According to a long-standing tradition, American sports heroes are invited to the White House to be honored by the President each year.

This applies not only to the champions from the biggest commercial leagues like the NFL, NBA, and NHL, but also to the champions of college sports.

During Friday, it was the LSU Tigers – college basketball champions – who had the honor of visiting the President’s House.

Then nasty scenes unfolded as 19-year-old Samia Smith collapsed amid Joe Biden’s eulogy.

Sa'Myah Smith had to be helped off the stage.
Sa’Myah Smith had to be helped off the stage.

TV broadcast canceled

The speech was broadcast live and the television broadcast was briefly interrupted before it was confirmed that Samia Smith was conscious.

– Listen, it’s okay. Biden said it’s not the first time this has happened on this platform.

Then team coach Kim Mulkey took to the stage and announced that Samia Smith was fine.

– She’s a little shy now, but she doesn’t want to leave the hall. The coach said she wanted to stay here and finish listening, but they had to check her out now.

“better now”

after a minute Disclosed Sa’Myah Smith herself to journalist Michael Cauble.

– I don’t know exactly what happened. I just remember saying to one of the coaches, “I think I’m going to die.” Then it turned black…but now she feels better, she says.