Stephen A. Smith announces “First Take” co-host Molly Qerim’s “most embarrassing moment ever” without hesitance on live television

The ESPN “First Take” batch comprising of the popular television personalities Stephen A. Smith, Molly Qerim and Shannon Sharpe, is a fun one. It gets a lot of views especially because of Stephen A’s humorous speaking style. The show offers interesting takes in the world of sports.

Stephen A. Smith and Shannon Sharpe sure do bring out the best in the show with their vaired insight into sports. Besides the hilarious takes and debates, it gets a lot of views because of the stunning, beautiful and gorgeous host Molly Qerim.

Stephen A. Smith goes off on Molly Qerim for being “cheap”

American sports anchor Molly Qerim has established herself as a popular TV personality. However, in a recent video, on ESPN’s First Take, host Molly Qerim was called ‘cheap’ by Steven A. Smith and Shannon Sharpe for revealing that she did not have an HBO subscription.

On Monday’s edition of First Take on ESPN, the 39-year-old explained, “Shannon, so many people hit me up after you said you wanted to be on Naked and Afraid, and they thought I was lying that I didn’t know what Naked and Afraid is. But it’s on HBO and I don’t have HBO.”

Sharpe immediately fired back saying she needed to sign up, and not be ‘cheap’. Smith too exclaimed, “Stop being cheap!” Qerim explained that she had subscriptions for many online streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube TV leaving her asking, “Now I have to pay for Showtime and HBO?”

Stephen A Smith seemed shocked upon hearing her remark and said to Molly, “This is your most embarrassing moment ever. National television host and she can’t afford HBO.” Sharpe agreed, “Be as cheap as you want to. Don’t be cheap to yourself. Don’t do that. That’s very unbecoming. I’m so disappointed in you.”

Molly replied saying that the ‘Naked and Afraid’ show better be good or else she will be mad. Many fans supported Molly and said that she was right. Just because one has money it doesn’t mean they have to subscribe to multiple online streaming services.

How much does Molly Qerim make?

As of the year 2023, Qerim has amassed a net worth of $4 million. All of her earnings, including her salary from ESPN, sponsorship deals, and guest appearances, add up to this total. Qerim relies heavily on her annual compensation from ESPN, which is reported to be approximately $1 million.

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Qerim is an inspiration to many, especially women who desire to pursue Journalism. She has come a long way through her hard work and dedication and will continue to entertain us and mesmerize us with her beauty and interesting takes.

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