Darren Rovell Stunned That Someone Didn’t Answer His Phone Call
We're sure this isn't the first time Darren Rovell has called a woman and been sent directly to voicemail, and it definitely will not be the last. The ESPN sports finance analyst and luxury box bon vivant tried to make a point about women's professional soccer by tweeting out how unresponsive one particular (unspecified) club's public relations department is. Or something -- we're not sure what the point of this tweet was, other than "Oh my god do you know who I am? I'm sportsy Donald Trump goddammit you pick up the phone when I call!!!!".
NO ONE EXCEPT DARREN ROVELL EXPECTS A WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL SOCCER TEAM TO BE STAFFED LIKE A FORTUNE 500 COMPANY WITH A FULL CREW WORKING THE PHONES 24/7 IN THE MIDDLE OF SUMMER.
Just called the main # to a National Women's Soccer League team. Went to voicemail. Kid you not.
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) July 7, 2015
Here are some the best responses to Rovell's utterly useless, self-aggrandizing observation...
@darrenrovell Seriously, what's the news? Sources frequently return calls after journalists leave voice mails.
— joegisondi (@joegisondi) July 7, 2015
@darrenrovell oh my god, riveting Darren! maybe all their reps are on the phone because it's so busy?!?!
— Steven Briefel (@OASteven14) July 7, 2015
— Andrew Hirsh (@andrewhirsh) July 7, 2015
@darrenrovell did u leave another wierd message
— PFTCommenter (@PFTCommenter) July 7, 2015
@darrenrovell must have caller ID
— Matt Kalman (@TheBruinsBlog) July 7, 2015
@darrenrovell these teams operate on less than a shoestring. Maybe your employer can buy broadcast rights so they can hire a 2nd employee
— Experienced (@Xperienced_) July 7, 2015
@darrenrovell OMG CANCEL THE LEAGUE AND WOMEN'S SOCCER IN THE U.S. FOREVER!!!!!!!!
— George Wishart (@GWBiscuit) July 7, 2015
@darrenrovell DONT THEY KNOW WHO YOU ARE?
— hot wife haver (@ranchandsyrup) July 7, 2015
@darrenrovell *breathes in super deep to get all the air I can before talking* WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
— The Troll Smasher (@gritty_grinder) July 7, 2015
@darrenrovell were you pricing sports bras
— Garbalunimbus (@AguaBasura) July 7, 2015
@darrenrovell They knew it was you.
— David Lasseter (@davidlasseter) July 7, 2015
@darrenrovell it's probably because no one wants to talk to you
— Dan Simpson (@DSimpson88) July 7, 2015
— Jeremy Timmerman (@jtimm684) July 7, 2015
@darrenrovell so like most other women they are dodging your calls?
— peyton naquin (@pnaq1120) July 7, 2015
@darrenrovell you can't just call their office and expect Brandi Chastain to give you her World Cup bra Rovell
— Stal (@Staldamal3) July 7, 2015
@darrenrovell this is why they get paid less
— John (@jyeags86) July 7, 2015
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