Oh, what he said! ESPN is “taking the matter very seriously, and in the process of reviewing it.”
In response to the recent North Carolina law that bars transgender people from using bathrooms and locker rooms that do not correspond with their BIRTH gender, Curt Schilling dared to voice his opinion. He responded to an ugly photo someone had posted on Facebook, adding his own comment to the photo. Now the world is outraged, and his status with ESPN is under review.
Here’s the photo Curt responded to:
His comment that has everyone gasping for air:
“A man is a man no matter what they call themselves. I don’t care what they are, who they sleep with, men’s room was designed for the penis, women’s not so much. Now you need laws telling us differently? Pathetic.”
In a statement late Tuesday, ESPN said: “We are taking this matter very seriously and are in the process of reviewing it.”
“This latest brew ha ha is beyond hilarious,” he wrote. “I didn’t post that ugly looking picture. I made a comment about the basic functionality of mens and womens restrooms, period.”
“I stated a fact,” he added. “Men’s bathrooms were designed for people who stand up, and women’s weren’t. It’s nothing more than that.”
UPDATE: ESPN has fired Curt Schilling.
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