“What do you mean, ‘I shouldn’t have said tha….’ Oh. Yeah. I didn’t think it through.”
By now, if you have a Twitter or, you know, the internet, you’ve probably heard about former Washington Wizard Jason Collins’ decision to come out. Regardless of your thoughts on that (and of all the places to discuss them, this isn’t one), it was almost certainly a difficult thing to do. Lots of folks have been showing their appreciation and respect for Collins via the interwebz, which made social media a pretty redundant place to be yesterday.
One man, though, may need to work on his phrasing. New York Knick Carmelo Anthony decided to laud Collins’ announcement by saying, “It takes big balls to do that.”
Yyyyyyep. Melo complimented a man’s decision to come out of the closet by saying he had big balls (don’t worry, that link is sfw). He followed that up with some other comments, and a loss to the Celtics, but you have to figure he didn’t think that one through. In the world of non-UK bits of news, this has to be one of the funnier ones.
Plus, it gives a reason to post this video, which probably isn’t safe for work. Unless you work at a radio station. Or an orthodontist. I’ve heard it at both of those places before.
Next time, maybe Melo will think before he talks. But, I hope he doesn’t.