Donald Sterling Breaks Silence: “I Wish I Had Just Paid Her Off”

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By Daniel Gates

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Donald Sterling has broken his silence after being caught making racist remarks and getting a lifetime ban from the NBA.

His regret?

Not bribing girlfriend V. Stiviano to stay silent.

“I wish I had just paid her off,” he tells DuJour.

Stiviano, whose full name is Vanessa Stiviano, made the recordings that led to Sterling’s scandal.

The outlet reports that Sterling is “limiting himself to interviews with Barbara Walters and the NBA.”

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