Darnell Dockett Draws Criticism for Instagram About Malia Obama

Darnell Dockett, Arizona Cardinals

Darnell Dockett Draws Criticism for Instagram About Malia Obama

Arizona Cardinals defensive end made inappropriate comment about president's daughter.

Published December 3, 2014

What would President Obama have to say about this?

Arizona Cardinals star defensive end Darnell Dockett drew the ire of social media users Tuesday for commenting "Omgggg" or "Oh my God" on an Instagram picture, posted by somebody else, about 16-year-old Malia Obama in tight jeans with a caption reading, "When her prom?" While there's no telling if Dockett meant "Oh my God" in the sense that the other social media users took things too far with the distasteful post, he took it a step further by also commenting "LmFaooo," which is short for "Laughing my f**king a** off," about the original prom comment.

One user slammed 33-year-old Dockett, commenting, “He just proved he is just another dumb jock! I think he should be suspended." 

With a heavy backlash, Dockett deleted the photo. Ironically, Dockett's comments about Malia Obama were the second time controversial remarks were aimed at the President's daughters recently.

Republican congressional aide Elizabeth Lauten ripped Malia and her 13-year-old sister Sasha via Facebook on Saturday, saying, “Dress like you deserve respect, not a spot at a bar.”

After drawing the ire of the Internet and mainstream media for the comment, Lauten resigned Monday. 

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Written by BET-Staff


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