The Reporter Cam Newton Made Sexist Remark To Is Apologizing For Past Racist Tweets

Jourdan Rodrigue

The Reporter Cam Newton Made Sexist Remark To Is Apologizing For Past Racist Tweets

One of them said "racist jokes the whole drive home."

Published October 6, 2017

Cam Newton apologized Thursday night after Dannon dropped him as a spokesperson for making a sexist comment to a female reporter.

But it turns out that the Carolina Panthers' star quarterback wasn't the only one apologizing yesterday. That's because Jourdan Rodrigue, the Charlotte Observer beat reporter that Newton made the sexist remark to, took to her Twitter account yesterday to apologize for past racist tweets she made that came to light.

And people had plenty to say about it.

  1. Here's Jourdan Rodrigue's apology

    Your thoughts?

  2. If you were wondering what the tweets entailed, scroll through

    The internet never forgets.

  3. The sports editor of the 'Charlotte Observer' that Rodrigue works for even tweeted out an article from the newspaper covering her apology

     

    “The Twitter posts are regrettable and we wish they hadn’t happened," the newspaper's editor Sherry Chisenhall is quoted as saying in the article. "We don’t condone the posts or the messages they convey. We believe Jourdan is deeply sincere in her apology and regret about those tweets.”

     

  4. and here's how people reacted to her saying sorry

    Do you accept Rodrigue's apology?

Written by BET Staff

(Photo: Jourdan Rodrigue via Twitter)

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