John M. Becker

Jon Stewart Skewers ESPN for Michael Sam Shower Report

Filed By John M. Becker | August 28, 2014 1:30 PM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment
Tags: Daily Show, double standard, humor, Jon Stewart, Michael Sam, NFL, Samantha Bee, satire

Comedians Jon Stewart and Samantha Bee gave ESPN's asinine report on Michael Sam's shower habits the Daily Show treatment last night. They lampooned the network for airing the segment, and pointed out the ridiculous behavioral double standard implicit in Josina Anderson's report:

"[Michael Sam's] work on the line has been great, but he's been making his teammates very uncomfortable... there's been no grab-ass, no dick snaps, no ball cupping -- none of the locker room behavior of normal heterosexual NFL players."

As per usual, The Daily Show's takedown is spot on. Watch:

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