CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For the second time in his NFL career, 2015 league MVP Cam Newton is being scrutinized on social media for making a sexist comment referring to women.
The 32-year-old free-agent quarterback, on the “Million Dollaz Worth of Recreation” podcast launched Monday, complained about women who “can not cook dinner dinner” and “have no idea when to be quiet.”
“Now a woman, for me, is coping with your particular person nevertheless realizing cater to an individual’s desires. Correct?” Newton acknowledged on the podcast. “And I really feel a great deal of cases when you get that aesthetic of like, ‘I’m a boss b—-, I’m this, I’m that.’
“No, little one! Nevertheless you’ll have the ability to’t cook dinner dinner. You have no idea when to be quiet. You have no idea allow an individual to steer.”
In 2017, as a result of the start quarterback for the Carolina Panthers, Newton responded about how “humorous” it was listening to a female reporter ask a question a number of receiver working routes.
“It’s humorous to hearken to a female discuss routes,” he acknowledged in response to a question from then-Charlotte Observer reporter Jourdan Rodrigue. “It’s humorous.”
In an announcement on the time, the league acknowledged, “The suggestions are merely plain mistaken and disrespectful to the distinctive female reporters and all journalists. They don’t mirror the pondering of the league.”
Newton later apologized in a two-minute video with out addressing Rodrigue by title.
“After cautious thought, I understand that my phrase various was terribly degrading and disrespectful to women,” he acknowledged on the time. “To be reliable, that was not my intentions. And in case you might be a person who took offense to what I acknowledged, I sincerely apologize to you.”
The league didn’t immediately reply when requested for suggestions about Newton’s latest quotes.
Newton spent his first 9 NFL seasons with the Panthers after being chosen with the very best resolve of the 2011 draft. He spent the 2020 season with the New England Patriots nevertheless was scale back on the end of the 2021 teaching camp.
He signed a one-year deal late remaining season with the Panthers and went 0-5 as a result of the starter. He has not been signed by one different crew in free firm, nevertheless Carolina widespread supervisor Scott Fitterer and coach Matt Rhule recently left the door open for his return. A crew spokesperson declined to comment Tuesday.
“I actually like Cam Newton,” Rhule acknowledged on the NFL householders meeting in South Florida remaining month. “He’s an unimaginable chief. He’s an unimaginable soccer participant. All of the items we do have to be correct for the group, correct for him.”