Richmond Tigers To Boycott Triple M Following Eddie McGuire’s Comments About Drowning A Female Sports Journo
There’s been pretty much sweet FA in the way of professional consequences for serial shit-sprayer Eddie McGuire following his “joke” about drowning female sports journalist Caroline Wilson. AFL club Collingwood have backed their president, following his frankly token apology in the face of a huge public outcry.
But Richmond FC aren’t so satisfied. The Tigers have decided to stand up against this kind of thinly veiled misogyny in the footballing community by boycotting Triple M, the station that first aired McGuire’s comments.
Their ban against the radio behemoth means they’ll be freezing the M’s out of interviews, after-match chats and pretty much all media opportunities for at least a week.
Veteran Richmond forward Jack Riewoldt announced the decision on Fox Footy’s 360 program last night, explaining that the move had been driven by “a couple of senior players”:
im guessing that eddie mcguire has missed the “violence against women starts with disresepect” adds on every channel
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