In early April Rick Pitino stated that he’d given his last interview and would be moving on with his life. Since then, he’s done the exact opposite.
By my count, Pitino has done at least four interviews since. He’s also written a “tell all” memoir that is set to be released next month.
On Tuesday evening more proof surfaced that Pitino simply can’t keep himself out of the spotlight.
In a text exchange with Tim Sullivan of the Courier-Journal Pitino said he’d be launching a podcast and will join Twitter.
Former #Louisville coach Rick Pitino says he is starting a podcast in conjunction with his forthcoming book (due out on Sept. 4). Long a critic of social media, Pitino even plans to start a Twitter account.
— Tim Sullivan (@TimSullivan714) August 7, 2018
A few years after labeling social media as “poision,” Pitino is now on board.
“Every hour, it’s like taking a little bit of poison,” Pitino said when asked about social media on ESPN’s Mike & Mike radio program in 2014.” “It poisons their minds.
Denver native by way of the Clifton neighborhood in the mean streets of Louisville. Lifelong Louisville man. Once shared a cab with Joseph N’Sima. Recovering Twitter addict – 2 years clean. Will never hang up and listen.