Hader: From Slurs To Standing Ovation

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    I believe Hader has a long way to go to prove he was just a stupid kid when he said those things and that's not how he is today. That said I know I sure has hell would hate to be judged solely on what I did or what I said when I was 17.

    The standing O was dumb but not surprising coming from Brewer's fans.
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    The fact that professional sports agencies don't have people on staff who's responsibility it is to go back through their clients' social media past and delete anything of questionable value is unbelievable to me.

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    I haven't seen a video of the standing O and know nothing of Hader and his history, but could the fans have been acknowledging his manning up to past wrongdoings?

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    I dont why now rhis is a big deal. His words have been out in the public for years, and now its an issue? Why now?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tcjkbt View Post
    I haven't seen a video of the standing O and know nothing of Hader and his history, but could the fans have been acknowledging his manning up to past wrongdoings?
    Thats what i am thinking.

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    Maybe it was there way of saying we forgive you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PurplePride92 View Post
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    I feel you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by plantmanky View Post
    I dont why now rhis is a big deal. His words have been out in the public for years, and now its an issue? Why now?
    Because it was just brought to light. Seems like a simple answer that doesn't need questioned.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PurplePride92 View Post
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    See post 15 to answer your question.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bench View Post
    See post 15 to answer your question.
    I retracted my whole post(s). I donít even remember what I said.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ColonelPops View Post
    I didn't take the post that way. In today's climate, though, I can see how one could. I just think Bench is saying "yeah this is really bad but Kobe likely raped a girl and was still beloved." Same with Big Ben. Same with....we're human. We're not always rational.
    When it comes to our sports heroes, we're seldom rational.

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    Quote Originally Posted by plantmanky View Post
    I dont why now rhis is a big deal. His words have been out in the public for years, and now its an issue? Why now?
    Because people have read those words now.

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    Serious question, once you say/tweet something like that you are a racist.

    Are you always going to be a racist?

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