Marina Hyde on the really troubling aspects of the Premier League's Richard Scudamore : after the chief executive's rather retrograde views on women were leaked last weekend.
posted by yerfatma to soccer at 08:14 AM - 2 comments
Seems comparable to the NBA/Sterling event and the difference in responses are appalling--if Scudamore's jokes had been racial- or religious-based instead of gender he'd have been locked up or lynched, respectively.
posted by billsaysthis at 03:47 PM on May 14
In a statement about the emails, he said: "I accept the contents are inappropriate and apologise for any offence caused."
Now THIS is the usual mealy-mouthed "apology" I expect to see from a PR-writer, as compared to the other one we talked about.
posted by grum@work at 04:19 PM on May 14
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