Tweet Beat: Cam Newton and “funny” female reporters

Last Wednesday at a press conference, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said “it’s funny to hear a female talk about routes” after he was asked by Jourdan Rodrigue, a female reporter for the Charlotte Observer, about routes run by wide receiver Devin Funchess.

Needless to say, woke Twitter responded.

Some issued a “Molly…You in danger, girl!”-like warning to Mr. Newton…

And this danger came in the form of a giant “hell naw” from most of woke Twitter…

Others thought the backlash was a racially motivated conspiracy…

The receipts were brought forth in the form of screengrabs of racist tweets from the reporter’s timeline.

Speaking of racism, some brought up Cam Newton’s past “All Lives Matter-y” stance on kneeling during the national anthem.

Some seemed to suggest that there was outrage only because Cam Newton’s sexist remark was directed at a white woman…

While others argued that publicly laughing at a professional woman’s competency, just because she’s a woman, isn’t a big deal since said professional woman, wasn’t called out of her name…

In the end (and a lost major sponsor later), Cam Newton apologized…

Some praised his apology…

But that didn’t mean he wasn’t still canceled with some people…

What do you think?

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