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NFL player apologizes on Twitter for sexist remark

Friday, October 06, 2017 - 01:02

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton issues apology on Twitter for a degrading comment he made to a female reporter. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT. NO REPORTER NARRATION. Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who had already lost a sponsor for a degrading comment he made to a female reporter, apologized for the incident late on Thursday (October 6). Newton was dropped by sponsor Dannon for the incident when he was asked a question by reporter Jourdan Rodrigue of the Charlotte Observer and smirked before saying: "it's funny to hear a female talk about routes." He later used Twitter to post a video apology. "During this whole process I've already lost sponsors and countless fans, I realize that the joke was really on me," Newton said.

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NFL player apologizes on Twitter for sexist remark

Friday, October 06, 2017 - 01:02