Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Lolo Jones says she was just responding to a challenge to a race and it seems that is true. However, you can not help but laugh a bit about her reaction when she finds out that the man who challenged her, former NFL player Eric LeGrand, is now a quadriplegic. LeGrand suffered a severe spine injury in October of 2010 when playing for Rutgers. He later signed a ceremonious contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. His twitter profile says he is “bELieve 52, Defensive Tackle for Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Out here trying to inspire the world.. ” The exchange can be seen below
3 Comments:
  • When I first read the headline, I thought...What a Bitch. After reading the story, I understood. I would have taken the challenge the same way. How could or should she know who he was unless he told her right off the bat! That's how so much mess gets started. Be upfront and straight about things. Stop being so judgemental. Living in a Glass House anyone?????
  • Just another example of the Media MANUFACTURING THE NEWS rathar than REPORTING THE NEWS!
  • She diedn't know who Eric LeGrand was. Heck I don't know whe EITHER of them are. What's the big deal?
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