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Despite What You’ve Read, Still No Apology From Jarred Cosart for “Fag” Tweet

jarred cosart astrosWhoops, Jarred Cosart is very very sorry, fags.

A couple of days ago, the Astros pitcher used the F-word in a tweet to a former teammate about America’s favorite source-of-all-problems, Justin Bieber. Predictably, the whole world freaked out, and he deleted the post, then complained about “Twitter police.”

Because Twitter is the only place where that word could possibly be considered objectionable.

The team went into damage-control mode, and issued a statement that the tweet was “unacceptable” and that he is “extremely remorseful.” Hahaha, yeah, sure, he’s so remorseful that the team had to apologize for him since he wasn’t willing to.

Cosart later tweeted about “a very poor choice of words in one of my tweets earlier today that I need to apologize for,” but if he’s typed to word “sorry” we have yet to see it. Yes, Jarred, you do need to apologize. We’re waiting.

News outlets are reporting “Jarred Cosart” apologizes, but he didn’t. His bosses apologized for him.

But just to put this dummy in perspective, it’s probably not quite as bas as when Yunel Escobar wrote “tu ere maricon” on his face. And remember back in the ’90s when John Rocker said of New York, “Imagine having to take the [Number] 7 train to the ballpark, looking like you’re [riding through] Beirut next to some kid with purple hair next to some queer with AIDS.” And then there was the time Tim Hardaway said he wouldn’t play with gay teammates.

So it’s kind of understandable why Cosart didn’t think twice about using the slur, and why he’s rolling his eyes at the idea that he has something to apologize for. He probably doesn’t even realize why his actions were wrong. Maybe it would help if some gay person in his life — a closeted teammate, perhaps — took him aside and explained things to him.

By:           matt baume
On:           Feb 11, 2014
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  • 15 Comments
    • litper
      litper

      It wasn’t as homophobic as that closeted gay wrestler’s comments, stop hunting him. Remember Eminem – that homophobic bitch is still allowed to perform and he never apologized

      Feb 11, 2014 at 6:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • CCTR
      CCTR

      Teach him that his tweet was unacceptable and suspend him!

      Feb 11, 2014 at 7:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tazz602
      tazz602

      Doe we really care if he apologizes? It won’t take the word back, it’s already out there, and even if he open his mouth and says he is sorry, are we really that delusional that we would believe him?

      Feb 11, 2014 at 8:00 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dougmc92
      dougmc92

      yes, he should apologize- but we throw pride parades for closeted celebs who finally come out after years of lying and we never ask them to apologize…..

      Feb 11, 2014 at 9:16 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jckfmsincty
      jckfmsincty

      Just another reason to dislike the Astros.

      Feb 11, 2014 at 10:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • greyhound1954
      greyhound1954

      @litper: You’re wrong about Eminem. The gay slagging he did was in the context of a character in his music. The rapper himself is not a homophobe.

      Feb 11, 2014 at 11:06 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kangol
      Kangol

      Yep, let him off the hook, because why?

      Feb 11, 2014 at 11:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mezaien
      Mezaien

      What anyone want from a nincompoops?. His nun compos mental way of thinking is very white Christian American.

      Feb 12, 2014 at 8:47 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • balehead
      balehead

      Eminem’s not a homophobe….

      Feb 12, 2014 at 12:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • CCTR
      CCTR

      shocking that there is not much vitriol from the queerty readers towards this Cosart guy

      Feb 12, 2014 at 12:32 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DB75
      DB75

      I don’t think he should apologize. Firstly, it’s just a stupid word. It only has power if you ALLOW it to have power, period. Secondly, he was razzing an opposing team. It happens, get over it. Thirdly, he said it about freaking Justin Bieber, for Christ’s sake.

      I think there is WAY more important things in this world to work on instead of telling people what they can or can not say. If you don’t like what someone says, move the f**k on! That’s your choice. I’m personally sick of people trying to play gestapo all the damn time.

      Feb 12, 2014 at 1:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • crowebobby
      crowebobby

      I agree it’s of no importance in this case, but if it’s alright for him to use it, then it’s alright for every school kid in America from kindergarten to grade 12 to use it, and real harm can be done in those cases.

      Feb 12, 2014 at 2:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • stranded
      stranded

      @DB75:
      I couldn’t agree more. How are fake apologies going to make anyone feel better or learn.

      Feb 12, 2014 at 7:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • misterhollywood
      misterhollywood

      Anytime I hear someone make an anti-gay remark and later backtrack it, like we saw with our friend from the bachelor, it makes me really wonder about what they truly feel. Once those words come out of your mouth – you can’t put them back.

      Feb 12, 2014 at 11:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mezaien
      Mezaien

      @balehead: Eminem not a homophobe!! he is just another white ass.

      Feb 18, 2014 at 7:46 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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