Dannon, the maker of Oikos yogurt, cut ties with spokesman Cam Newton on Thursday following what the company perceived as “sexist” comments the Carolina quarterback made to a female reporter. Company spokesperson Michael Neuwirth released a statement saying it was “shocked and disheartened” at the 2015 league MVP’s behavior and comments toward Jourdan Rodrigue, a Charlotte Observer reporter. When Rodrigue asked Newton about wide receiver Devin Funchess’ route running Wednesday, Newton laughed and said, “It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes. It’s funny.” The Dannon statement noted the company perceives Newton’s comments as “sexist and disparaging to all women. ...
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- Dannon cuts ties with Cam Newton following ‘sexist’ comments
By Associated Press - Thursday Oct 5, 2017
- Cam Newton says sexist response was attempt at compliment
By Jaclyn Hendricks - Monday Oct 9, 2017
Cam Newton alleges his sarcasm meant no harm after an attempt to give Charlotte Observer reporter Jourdan Rodrigue a “compliment” backfired substantially. Days after the Panthers quarterback came under fire for a sexist remark, Newton, 28, addressed his word choice Sunday following Carolina’s 27-24 victory over Detroit. “It was a lesson learned for me this...
- Dannon Drops Cam Newton For “Sexist And Disparaging” Comment To Female Reporter
By Chris Morran - Thursday Oct 5, 2017
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton may be a star on the football field, but he’s infamously prickly with the press. Now, a day after implying that it was “funny” that a female sports reporter might actually understand basic football terminology, Newton will no longer be in ads for the official yogurt of the NFL.The Charlotte Observer reports that Dannon, …
- Cam Newton takes sexist dig at female reporter
By Hannah Withiam - Wednesday Oct 4, 2017
Cam Newton was the only one laughing after a female sports reporter asked a routine question during a Wednesday press conference. Fielding a question about wide receiver Devin Funchess’ routes from the Charlotte Observer’s Jourdan Rodrigue, the Panthers quarterback prefaced his response with a distasteful observation targeting her gender. “It’s funny to hear a female...
- Cam Newton apologizes: ‘The joke is on me’
By Hannah Withiam - Thursday Oct 5, 2017
It took over 24 hours, but Cam Newton did apologize for demeaning a female reporter during a Panthers press conference. In a nearly two-minute video posted to his Twitter page Thursday night, the quarterback owned up to his sexist remark when he said he found it “funny” to hear Jourdan Rodrigue of the Charlotte Observer...
- Trevor Noah Finds the Silver Lining in Cam Newton’s Sexist Remark (Video)
By Tony Maglio, provided by
- Friday Oct 6, 2017
NFL quarterback Cam Newton’s recent sexist response to a female reporter finally has us talking about something other than the national anthem protests. Trevor Noah, for one, is grateful for that.“It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes, like — it’s funny,” Newton had said when asked a question by Charlotte Observer beat writer Jourdan Rodrigue.“You take a lot of pride in seeing your wide receivers play well. Devin Funchess has seemed to really embrace the physicality of his routes, and getting those extra yards,” the female reporter posed. “Does that give you a little bit of an enjoyment, to see him kind of truck-sticking people out there?”That’s an astute question, Cam. Your answer was anything but.