Sports Illustrated’s Andy Benoit created a minor kerfluffle the other night on Twitter when he was asked for his opinion on women’s sports. It all started with a tweet from Mark Mravic, who had just watched a superb goal in the England-Norway Women’s World Cup game:
Benoit took the bait, responding in a since-deleted Tweet: “Not women’s soccer……women’s sports in general not worth watching.”
You’ll be stunned and surprised to hear that people on the Internet got all outraged over this. It got to the point where Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler roasted Benoit on “Late Night” with yet another “Really!?!” segment.
[WARNING: There’s one instance of minor-league (yet network TV-allowed) profanity here.]
For his part, Benoit apologized for the tweet on Tuesday.