“Devin Funchess has seemed to really embrace the physicality of his routes and getting those extra yards.
Does that give you a little bit of enjoyment to see him kind of truck-sticking people out there?
Sports Illustrated wrote, "No One is Laughing with You, Cam Newton." The New York Times published, "Cam Newton Draws Rebuke for Mocking Female Reporter." When I saw the various tweets about Newton's comment this morning I shrugged, kind of like I did in that gallery so many months ago.
It's a shitty thing to say, Cam, but I think a lot of us female reporters are used to it.
Rodrigue says that she spoke to Newton after the press conference and that he did not apologize for his comments.
I'm sick of sexism making me uncomfortable and I'm tired of it keeping me from doing my job to the best of my abilities.
“I know you take a lot of pride in seeing your receivers play well,” she began.
“It’s funny.”Observer colleague who wrote a first-person account of the incident, “There was dead silence when Newton proclaimed ‘It’s funny’ — because actually it wasn’t funny at all.”A few minutes later, Rodrigue sought out Newton after he left the locker room, but according to her account, she didn’t get any more explanation of what he had found funny, nor did she get an apology — though the team says he gave her one.
She didn’t let much time pass before she responded to his remarks on social media: “I don’t think it’s ‘funny’ to be a female and talk about routes. She also wrote, “I was dismayed by his response, which not only belittled me but countless other women before me and beside me who work in similar jobs.” The NFL’s Ian Rapoport shared her statement on social media.
" A year or so ago I stood in a big art gallery, talking to the owner about the space's upcoming film screenings.
I shrugged and told him that I covered a lot of things for City Paper, usually the arts and events.