Donald Sterling’s Estranged Wife Changes Her Tune: Of Course He’s Not a Racist!

Rochelle Sterling previously issued a statement condemning her husband’s “racist comments”

Last Updated: August 4, 2014 @ 10:12 AM

If the question of the day is whether or not Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is a racist, his estranged wife just answered it. Again. This time with a different answer.

“No, of course not,” Rochelle Sterling told a TMZ cameraman after leaving Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse in Los Angeles on Sunday night.

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Hours before, however, Sterling released a statement condemning her husband’s racist conversation with girlfriend V Stiviano, who he asked in a leaked audio recording to not bring black people to Clippers games.

“Our family is devastated by the racist comments made by my estranged husband,” Sterling previously said a statement . “My children and I do not share these despicable views or prejudices. We will not let one man’s small-mindedness poison the spirit of the fans and accomplishments of the team in the city we love. We are doing everything in our power to stand by and support our Clippers team.”

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A bite of dinner seems to have convinced her otherwise, adding that the tapes “were altered.”

“It’s not true,” she added before getting into her vehicle.