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Cam Newton’s Getting Blowback For Sexist Comment

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Cam Newton's Getting Blowback For Sexist Comment

Video of Panthers quarterback Cam Newton making a sexist comment to a female reporter yesterday has gone viral. Newton was caught smirking at her question and telling her he found it “funny” to hear a woman ask a question about football. The incident started during Newton’s normal media appearance. Jourdan Rodrigue, a female reporter for the Charlotte Observer, asked Newton a completely legitimate question about Panthers receiver Devin Funchess.

Newton was smirking while Rodrigue asked the question, and said, “It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes. It’s funny,”  Rodrigue later took to Twitter to address the matter. “I don’t think it’s ‘funny’ to be a female and talk about routes. I think it’s my job,” Rodrigue wrote.



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