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MLB player Aubrey Huff comes under fire out for ‘insecure, misogynist’ dig at LeBron James for carrying purse

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Aubrey Huff, a Major League Baseball player who has played with several teams in the Baseball series and has always been mired in controversies for being “misogynist and obscene”, has drawn flak again for his latest comments. In a recent tweet targeted at National Basketball Association player LeBron James, Huff said, “Young men this is not how a man is supposed to dress. Carrying a purse is not cool. I suppose dressing like this makes it easier to kneel. #emasculated.” This came after the NBA player was spotted holding a woman’s purse and wearing shorts over a suit in a very carefree manner.

 

After his tweet, Huff, who has previously played for Tike Tampa Bay Devils, Houston Astros and several others including San Francisco Giants, got slammed by the Internet over his apparent “insecurity”. Users trashed him with tweets like he is “obsessed with Black men’s bodies and imagining them kneeling”, a comment very controversial in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Some attacked Huff saying “LeBron James is secure enough about himself to dress however he wants to dress but Aubrey Huff… clearly a different story.”



 

A user said, “You really are obsessed with Black men’s bodies, aren’t you? And imagining them kneeling, too. Huh.”



 

 

Another posted, “sir, I don’t think LeBron James has to worry about that.”



 

Some people felt that Huff is simply “jealous” as he has no groundbreaking achievements like LeBron who is deemed as the greatest player in NBA history. LeBron was named Male Athlete of the Decade in 2010. He was ranked second-best player in 2018 and 2017 by Slam Magazine and Fox Sports. Soon Twitter was up in arms drawing comparisons between the two players who are actually in different sports. One tweeted, “Aubrey Huff? Never heard of her..  all jokes aside never heard of Aubrey Huff just on trending Twitter… is he on a jordan kobe jeter arod etc etc level athlete? Never seen a huff jersey on a commercial or anything? Is he relevant?”

Another one called out Huff’s toxic masculinity tweeting, “Thank you Aubrey, for showing us how to be masculine! As a zero time All-Star, you really showed 16-time All-Star and 4-time MVP 6’9 250lb billionaire, LeBron James, what it means to act like a man! Thank you for leading by example!”



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

Aubrey Lewis Huff has played 13 seasons in MLB but more than his game, he is ensnared in controversies over his political views and comments on misogyny. In June this year, the player tweeted “Toxic Masculinity = Free America” in response to a tweet that mentioned how “The gym is absolutely PACKED this morning despite illegally ordering their closure.”

The player’s twitter bio too voices that he “is a ‘protector of Toxic Masculinity”. 



 

A user on twitter brought up an incident where Huff was not allowed by Giants to attend a celebration of their WS title in 2020 in their reunion. “This, too, is Aubrey Huff. A reminder that the Giants asked him not to come to a celebration of their WS title, not only because of his political commentary but the fact his former teammates hated him when he was a player. Described as ‘racist’, ‘bully’, etc.”, he tweeted.



 

The Giants celebrated the 10th anniversary of their 2010 World Series during a ceremony at Oracle Park on August 16, but Huff was not allowed to attend. In a statement reported on the official MLB website, the Giants said, “Earlier this month, we reached out to Aubrey Huff to let him know that he will not be included in the upcoming 2010 World Series Championship reunion. Aubrey has made multiple comments on social media that are unacceptable and run counter to the values of our organization. While we appreciate the many contributions that Aubrey made to the 2010 championship season, we stand by our decision.”
 
When reached by The Athletic for comment, Huff reportedly said he was “Quite frankly, shocked. Disappointed. If it wasn’t for me, they wouldn’t be having a reunion. But if they want to stick with their politically correct, progressive bullsh*t, that’s fine.”
 
In January this year, Huff made a comment where he mocked the Giants for hiring Alyssa Nakken, the first female coach in major league history, tweeting he “couldn’t imagine taking baseball instruction from an ex female softball player. Have fun with that.”

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Jessica Szohr and Brad Richardson Expecting First Child

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Congrats are in order for Jessica Szohr, who announced via Instagram that she’s expecting her first child with boyfriend, pro hockey player Brad Richardson.

On Sept 24., the Gossip Girl star shared a beautiful black-and-white photo of her and Brad laughing and him appearing to kiss her baby bump, along with the caption, “Full of joy!” She also shared the image on her Instagram stories, which was captioned, “Surprise!”

There are already plenty of comments from celebrity friends congratulating the couple. Zoey Deutch wrote in the comments section, “love you guys!” and Nina Dobrev excitedly said, “The bun is out of the oven! Finally! (Well… figuratively, not literally. It’s still cookin’)”.

Jessica and Brad first went public with their relationship back in March 2019 and Jessica has since shared plenty of sweet snaps on Instagram of the pair together. While no other details have been revealed, we’re sure Jessica will keep her fans up to date on social media following the news.

Congrats again to the soon-to-be-parents!

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Ellen DeGeneres reveals her dog broke his leg in an ‘awful’ accident at home

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Ellen DeGeneres has had a difficult few months, but on today’s episode of her talk show, she revealed that there has been some trouble at home too.

The comedian and wife Portia de Rossi have several pets, and she explained their dog Kid was “trampled” by one of their other pups, resulting in a broken leg.

“OK, so here’s the deal. We have pets. You know we have pets. And we have dogs that run around like crazy. And there’s a lot of pet traffic when that happens,” DeGeneres said at the beginning of the show.

“And sooner or later, there’s bound to be an accident.”

Ellen showed her virtual audience a picture of Kid in his cast. (Nine)

“Over the weekend, our dog Wally, who is, she’s a little over a year, and so she’s a puppy, so she’s got a lot of energy, and she was running full-speed across the lawn.

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“Our dog Kid happened to be in the way, and she just trampled over Kid.”

DeGeneres joked the accident was “illegal because the speed limit is 25 when there’s a kid nearby”.

DeGeneres then recounted the process of discovering little Kid in pain as she and de Rossi raced him over to the pet hospital.

“Anyway, so Kid was screaming in pain, and we knew that his leg was broken. It was awful, awful, awful,” she said.

“Kid has to wear that cast for 12 weeks — which is like 84 weeks my time.”

She received laughter and praise for the story from an entirely virtual audience, who had joined to watch the filming of show on Zoom from all over the world.

“You’re virtually the best audience I’ve had all week!” DeGeneres joked about the situation.

Ellen’s audience were completely virtual due to COVID-19 restrictions. (Nine)

This is the second episode back after the show’s US summer hiatus.

In her opening monologue of the season she addressed reports of mistreatment and misconduct behind the scenes at The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

In the seven-minute opener, DeGeneres apologised “to the people that were affected” and said she is “taking responsibility for what happens at my show”.

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“As you may have heard, this summer there were allegations of a toxic work environment at our show and then there was an investigation,” she said. “I learned that things happened here that never should have happened. I take that very seriously and I want to say I am so sorry to the people that were affected.”

Ellen’s regular programming will continue as the show returns from its summer hiatus.

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19 Of The Best Reactions To Locky Reaching Peak Fucc Boi On The Bachie Finale

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Well, another Bachelor season has wrapped, and Locky told Bella he loves her before dumping her for Irena.

It might be television’s biggest cop out since the Honey Bagel… um Ham Burglar…uhhh Honey Badger picked no one. Honestly though, this is worse, because now Irena knows her new boyfriend was ALSO in love with Bella. Telling both girls he loved them? Peak fucc boi behaviour if you ask me.

In what felt like an hour and a half of Locky crying and struggling to make a decision, he told us his conundrum: pick Bella who gives him “this feeling” and um has eyes OR pick Irena who is “so gentle” and “can protect me”. In the end, he picked Irena, because he could “see a future” with her.

For *blindingly obvious reason*, Twitter was ticked the fuck off about Locky’s indecision.

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