Ick ick ick ick ick. ICK.
During live commentary of the BCS National Championship Game between Alabama and Notre Dame, 73-year-old ESPN commentator Brent Musburger took some time to drool over football player AJ McCarron's 23-year-old girlfriend (and Miss Alabama) Katherine Webb.
According to Musburger's wonky logic, McCarron earned a hot girlfriend by being really good at throwing a pointy ball around on a field.
In case you're still wondering why people like myself find Musburger's comments creepy, I'd now like to issue a friendly reminder that a) girls are not prizes that you win for being good at things and b) when you issue uninvited commentary on women's looks or bodies, this is why we throw things at you.
Twitter user @CloudyJenn summed this up nicely here:
Your value to society is not contingent on your body, so when people talk about male bodies, of course it wouldn
But hey, guess what? Not all women are the same. Some are cool. Others have been hurt so badly by it that they react poorly.— Cloudy Jenn (@cloudyjenn) January 9, 2013
"Women are not funny-shaped projections of my inner desires. They can do, think and feel whatever the fuck they want and I can
The worst thing about this Mussberger or whatever the fuck his name is thing is that people think this is what we