comes out of the closet
ESPN play-by-play announcer Brent Musburger commented on Alabama quarterback A J McCarron’s girlfriend, Katherine Webb former Miss Alabama USA.
[Musburger said she is] a “lovely lady” and “beautiful,” and said to his broadcast partner, Kirk Herbstreit, a former quarterback at Ohio State, “You quarterbacks get all the good-looking women.”
Yeah — he’s an old guy making hubba-hubba over a young chickie — albiet a young chickie whose profession it is to walk about on a stage in her skanties…
Musburger, 73, then said, “If you’re a youngster in Alabama, start getting the football out and throw it around the backyard with Pop.”
*sound of bovine hooves and general lowing of disapproval*
“It’s extraordinarily inappropriate to focus on an individual’s looks, …so retrograde that it’s embarrassing … a generational issue,” said Sue Carter, a professor of journalism at Michigan State.
Again: former Miss Alabama USA, age 23
“creepy,” and “heteronormative”
O’course that is the NYT, calling hetero behavior heternormative in that pinched whine of disapproval. Ghad fahbid anything might be called “normal.” But it is interesting to note that now-a-daze it’s a put-down to be called a big ol’ hetero.