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ESPN Is Sorry That Brent Musburger Creeped On The Women In AJ McCarron’s Life

During last night’s BCS Championship, ESPN’s Brent Musburger just couldn’t help but creep on AJ McCarron’s girlfriend Katherine Webb and mother Dee Dee Bonner. It was a little old-man-uncle creepy, but more laughably harmless than anything. Still, ESPN, for whatever reason, felt the need to apologize.

Here’s ESPN’s statement, via head PR man Josh Krulewitz:

“We always try to capture interesting storylines and the relationship between an Auburn grad who is Miss Alabama and the current Alabama quarterback certainly met that test. However, we apologize that the commentary in this instance went too far and Brent understands that.”

So maybe it did go a bit too far, but ESPN could have easily ignored this “controversy,” which would have dissipated rather quickly. Instead they threw Musburger under the bus and we all get to think about it some more. Guess it’s just that kind of day.


  • Anonymous

    Haven’t we had enough of TV pundits getting a “thrill up their leg” and feeling the need to share this with the world?

  • Ben Tyson

    It’d be a different story if the girl didn’t want the attention, but clearly she does. Did you see her stare at the camera and then try to get McCarron’s attention for a post-game kiss?

  • JC

    What’s wrong chuck nobody paying attention to you lately. Brent did nothing wrong he made a comment and that should be it. We make things worse than they really are and it doesn’t help with people like you trying to make something out of nothing. Put on your big boy pants and turn the channel if your offended.

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