V. Stiviano: Donald Sterling Should Apologize, But Is Not a Racist

Part 2: In a Barbara Walters exclusive interview, Sterling's confidante says he's a "kind man."
7:23 | 05/02/14

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Transcript for V. Stiviano: Donald Sterling Should Apologize, But Is Not a Racist
Now, we continue with more of Barbara Walters' interview with V. Stiviano. And does she believe that the owner of that team is a racist? Here again, Barbara Walters. Is Donald sterling a racist? No, I don't believe that in my heart. Have you heard him say derogatory things about other races? Yes. Don't those sound racist to you? I think the things he says are not what he feels. Anyone can say anything in the heat of the moment. Sometimes in the heat of the moment, you say things that you mean. Or that you feel. Explain how he says these things. I think he's from a different generation than I am. Segregation, whites and blacks, white Jews to black Jews. And he's jewish. But through his actions, he's shown to be a very generous and kind man. If he was a real racist, why would he help the world the way that he has? I think he was overwhelmed by the situation. He was overwhelmed by the phone calls. The situation in which you -- I think he was overwhelmed by the phone calls of negative people calling him. About me. And friends of his saying bad things about you. They couldn't understand. Here's a very powerful man. Part of the 1%, which people read about. He's very rich. Yes. And no one understands why he has this young girl around him. No one understood why I wouldn't allow him to speak with certain people or have meetings with certain people. And all of the people involved with him in real estate or board meetings, I wouldn't allow him to say certain things that could hurt him. I became part of Mr. Sterling's team, someone who protected and took care of him. Watched everything he said and did, and people did not like that. They were used to him being Mr. Sterling. And then everything changed. So you helped him become a better person? In every way. In every way. I want to go through some of the things that he has said and get your comment on them. He said to you, about black people, you can sleep with them, bring them in, do whatever you want. I just ask you not to promote it, not to bring them to my games. Why not? That was a point in time when I had the liberty to bring home whoever I want. As his right hand, I get to do whatever I want for the most part when it comes to the NBA team. A lot of people were jealous of that. The board did not like that. So, having that freedom, Mr. Sterling allowed me to bring home whoever I wanted. And on one occasion, he wasn't there, and people would call him and tell him that I brought a certain amount of people, and they looked a certain way. Black people? Not just black people. Well, he was not just talking about black people? He was talking about anybody you brought? I think he was generalizing. The focus at that time was just black people. But I think he referred to everyone, not just black people when he made that statement. It's a little -- Confusing. He said, not to bring them to my games. Them, talking about -- Them, talking about the people that didn't give me a good look. People that were perceived, based on the calls and assumptions people were making, saying that V. Brought gangsters or is hanging out with thugs, or hanging around with bad women or with -- just, it wasn't only men. It was also women. Part of the audio in which the world heard, it was only 15 minutes. There was a number of other hours that the world doesn't know. And in one of the recorded conversations with sterling, you said I wish I could change the color of my skin. I was being cynical and sarcastic. I wanted him to see what he was doing to me and to himself. A lot of the time, I would overemphasize and be cynical, because he just didn't get it. He couldn't understand my views or of those around us. I would have to paint that picture for him, in color, with words. And you are half-black and half-mexican. And you are very close to him. Yes. You do not consider him a racist. No. Do you think he should apologize? Absolutely. Do you think he will? Only god knows. So many different facets. One of which is the relationship between these two. Barbara, thank you from los Angeles. And we want to know what you think at home. Tweet us online. And when we come back, we're going switch gears dramatically.

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