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NBA's Enes Kanter Tells Desus and Mero About Turkey Revoking His Passport

The Oklahoma City Thunder center talks about how his political views got him in trouble with the Turkish government.

Professional basketball player Enes Kanter has been very vocal about his thoughts on his native country's president, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. His candid negative remarks recently had him chased out of Indonesia, only to realize once making it to Romania that his passport had been revoked by the Turkish government.

On Monday's episode of Desus & Mero, the Oklahoma City Thunder center sat down with the hosts to rehash his harrowing experience and explain why it was important for him to speak up against Turkey's government.

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