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OWN Postpones Michael Sam Docuseries
hollywoodreporter.com ^ | 4:47 PM PDT 5/16/2014 by | Philiana Ng

Posted on 05/16/2014 7:46:16 PM PDT by BenLurkin

The news comes amid reports that the NFL and the St. Louis Rams were unaware of Sam’s docuseries plans and just two days after the Discovery-owned cable network officially greenlighted the reality show.

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“After careful consideration and discussion with the St. Louis Rams, the untitled Michael Sam project has been postponed, allowing Michael the best opportunity to achieve his dream of making the team,” said Erik Logan, president of OWN. “OWN is about elevating and empowering people to achieve their best. It’s clear that we, along with the world, recognize the important opportunity that Michael now has in this moment. We will continue to support him in his journey to earn a spot playing for the Rams.”

(Excerpt) Read more at hollywoodreporter.com ...


TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda; michaelsam; nfl; oprah; stlouisrams
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1 posted on 05/16/2014 7:46:16 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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you mean st Louis didn’t know they were signing up for a circus?


2 posted on 05/16/2014 7:48:34 PM PDT by willywill
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To: BenLurkin

Wasn’t this a violation of NFL rules?


3 posted on 05/16/2014 7:49:24 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray/Penance. Isa 5:18-21,10:1-3 "Tempus faciendi, Domine, dissipaverunt legem tuam")
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To: BenLurkin

Homos have no impulse control.


4 posted on 05/16/2014 7:49:25 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: BenLurkin

homosexual role models we dont need


5 posted on 05/16/2014 7:52:48 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge (Sarah Palin 2016 OR BUST)
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To: BenLurkin

Guess the gay porn movies are off also, until he gets cut, anyway. It’s all about football, donchaknow.


6 posted on 05/16/2014 7:53:24 PM PDT by bobo1 (progressives=commies/fascists)
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To: AliVeritas

Apparently their plan was to do the filming away from NFL-restricted locations.


7 posted on 05/16/2014 7:54:48 PM PDT by Bob
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To: BenLurkin

“We will continue to support him in his journey to earn a spot playing for the Rams.”

Hedging their bets. LOL


8 posted on 05/16/2014 7:55:08 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Yup, and here is EXHIBIT A

9 posted on 05/16/2014 7:56:46 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Cutting through all the BS, the NFL totally controls and must pre-approve, be involved with, and control the flow of revenue of ANY commercial venture that any NFL personnel are involved in.

Obviously, the Okra folks are completely clueless about how the NFL works. Sam, until he was drafted, was not an employee of the NFL and could do what he wanted, but now that he’s an employee, he can’t do squat without NFL approval. You’d of thunk his agent would have explained all of this to him, but looks like he’s got a clueless agent as well. Or maybe they all just thought being queer was special enough that the regular rules didn’t apply to him, you know, “Being queer means you never have to say you’re sorry.”


10 posted on 05/16/2014 7:59:11 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: BenLurkin

You mean they looked into it and realized it would attract only 15% of OWN Network viewers?

In other words, 6 viewers.


11 posted on 05/16/2014 7:59:24 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

If this had been known before the draft, he would have never been drafted.

This makes sense now.

Sam was never serious about playing in the NFL. He didn’t prepare for the Combine. He showed up out of shape and indifferent. His coming out can now be explained as a ruse. He has been looking to cash in since Mizzou played its’ bowl game.

With this TV show cancelled now, I believe that there is a 60-40% chance that Sam will not show up when training camp opens. He is a star now, (much like The Kardashians) and he cannot risk injuring his wonderful body. Don’t believe me, just ask his boyfriend...


12 posted on 05/16/2014 7:59:50 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: BenLurkin

Biden’s head might look better if someone parked a turd on there.


13 posted on 05/16/2014 8:00:08 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: catnipman

Plus Hollyweird arrogance.


14 posted on 05/16/2014 8:01:35 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: bobo1
"Guess the gay porn movies are off also, until he gets cut"

So he's not circumcised yet?

15 posted on 05/16/2014 8:07:12 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: BenLurkin

Apparently Sam believed he could have cameras on him and all the other players throughout training until he’s cut. I can understand why he believed it. He now believes he can get anything. I predict he’ll be working in a car wash in a few years. Once he’s cut and everyone is finished using him they will abandon him.


16 posted on 05/16/2014 8:11:49 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: BenLurkin

Stupid! The people of her color have never accepted or condoned homosexuality in my opinion. Only the socialist elites among them approve and condone this unnatural behaviour.


17 posted on 05/16/2014 8:12:52 PM PDT by Texicanus (Texas, it's a whole 'nother country.)
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To: VerySadAmerican

He’ll be like Olbermann and Meghan McCain coming up like Mr. Hanky, right when you think they are finally gone.


18 posted on 05/16/2014 8:13:38 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: VerySadAmerican

His degree in basket weaving will help him after he is cut from the Rams.


19 posted on 05/16/2014 8:14:54 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: headstamp 2

There was a professor at Baylor University who taught a physics class that all football players took. His name was Packard. The class was referred to as “Packard’s Football Physics”.


20 posted on 05/16/2014 8:19:54 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: BenLurkin

Dick’d that one up, eh?


21 posted on 05/16/2014 8:20:20 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Vendome

Wrecked ‘em.


22 posted on 05/16/2014 8:21:32 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Viennacon

What’s on his neck then?


23 posted on 05/16/2014 8:22:02 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: VerySadAmerican
I can understand why he believed it. He now believes he can get anything.

Why not, the seventh round draft pick gets phone calls from the president now. Maybe he can become a "body man" when his calendar opens up in the next several weeks.

24 posted on 05/16/2014 8:30:48 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Viennacon

Is the warranty still good on Biden’s hair plugs?


25 posted on 05/16/2014 8:32:42 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Viennacon

My problem with OWN is that the nestled it in among a block of channels (on my system) that I check out. They should have moved it up a bit to be with Al Jareeza and Pivot, where it would attract less negative attention.


26 posted on 05/16/2014 8:36:10 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: willywill

Bttt


27 posted on 05/16/2014 8:41:38 PM PDT by Guenevere
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To: Calvin Locke

I’m just glad race-pimp liar Oprah is crumbling to irrelevant dust. She called for an anti-white genocide. Now she’s a Whoopie Goldberg except without the Harlem hobo look.


28 posted on 05/16/2014 8:47:51 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: BenLurkin

He blew it too....


29 posted on 05/16/2014 8:53:37 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Vendome

He really overdid it. First the embarrassment on ESPN, which you can’t tell me didn’t hurt the Rams’ various sales, then the corporate contracts, then the line of his gear, all for a seventh rounder who may not even make the team.

I remember one afternoon in the early 2000’s, the Atlanta Braves had gay day at the park. They hyped it like crazy, and thought it would be roundly accepted. They got torched. The announcers stopped talking about it a week beforehand, and when it came, the cameras were very careful. I don’t think they did it again.


30 posted on 05/16/2014 8:59:21 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: BenLurkin
If Jerry Jones had know Michael Sam was going to be in a reality TV show, he'd have drafted #2 right after Johnny Manziel.

That inbred hillbilly idiot loves nothing better than a circus.

31 posted on 05/16/2014 9:28:10 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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Drat. Was so looking forward to watching the episode where Michael’s interior designer pals decorate his locker.


32 posted on 05/16/2014 9:32:06 PM PDT by NautiNurse (Obama sends U.S. Marines to pick up his dog & basketballs. Benghazi? Nope.)
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To: BenLurkin

Apparently also selling his own merchandise online


33 posted on 05/16/2014 9:32:29 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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Whatta freak show. I hope St. Louie fans weren’t expecting too much this season.
When the players shower, no one soaps their eyes ‘cause they want to keep an eye on Sams, right?
It must be like a Lifetime movie in the Rams’ locker room. Oxygen or whatever that fag channel is called.
Whoa! Lennie dropped his soap, and everyone froze. “OK, I’m picking up my soap now.” (Lennie crouches, looks anxiously around. A shot rings out!)
Man down!


34 posted on 05/16/2014 10:03:09 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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He better not be doing that on the White House Oval Desk grrrrr


35 posted on 05/16/2014 10:10:42 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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The Rams should have cut $am for failing to disclose the Oprah deal as he basically lied by omission.

Either way, he’ll be cut as he doesn’t have the talent to make the Rams DL which is the best in the NFL and is deep.

And it’s unlikely they will carry 9 DE’s but if they do, the 9th will be Ethan Westbrooks who can play both DT and DE, unlike $am.


36 posted on 05/16/2014 10:44:30 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield (Has any President in history sunk to such a level of self-flattery & validation-seeking?)
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Cut from the roster. I doubt that he makes the team.


37 posted on 05/16/2014 10:48:58 PM PDT by bobo1 (progressives=commies/fascists)
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To: BenLurkin

Looks like the Faggot Express has been derailed.


38 posted on 05/16/2014 10:52:14 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: Luke21

That explains a lot


39 posted on 05/16/2014 10:55:08 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: BenLurkin

This is great news. Now they can hire David and Jason Benham to do their show......


40 posted on 05/16/2014 11:55:17 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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“Being queer means you never have to say you’re sorry.”

********

Would make a good Hallmark card for disclosure of AIDS between infected gays and their “body men.”


41 posted on 05/17/2014 1:14:43 AM PDT by peyton randolph (Show me the man and I will find the crime. - Lavrenti Beria)
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To: BenLurkin

Wrecked ‘em?, damn near killed ‘em!

CC


42 posted on 05/17/2014 3:46:43 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: BenLurkin

No one will watch.


43 posted on 05/17/2014 4:32:37 AM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: MuttTheHoople
If Jerry Jones had know Michael Sam was going to be in a reality TV show, he'd have drafted #2 right after Johnny Manziel. That inbred hillbilly idiot loves nothing better than a circus.

What an ill informed statement. Jones passed on Manziel when the guy was practically handed to him in the 1st round. He passed on Sam too.

Jerry the football GM is pretty bad, but inbred idiot hardly describes this successful billionaire businessman.

What an odd spew of hatred.
44 posted on 05/17/2014 4:46:43 AM PDT by over3Owithabrain
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Football? You mean this kid has to actually go to NFL summer camp, under a blazing hot July sun, and "prove" himself in order to make the team?

What a buzzkill.

I thought we were just going to put him in the NFL Hall of Fame and have him parade the latest androgynous styles up and down the runways of those fashion shows to handclaps and cameras flashing and get put on the cover of magazines?

Didn't Obama get the Nobel Peace Prize before he even took office? All that was left for Obama to do after his coronation was to improve his golf game assume effeminate mannerisms. He never had to actually do anything.

So how come it is different for this Michael Sam? Why is he expected to show up for practices and actually "prove himself" when instead they should be retiring his number, handing him Super Bowl rings (with matching set for boyfriend), and building statues in his honor.

45 posted on 05/17/2014 4:55:51 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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Or maybe they all just thought being queer was special enough that the regular rules didn’t apply to him, you know, “Being queer means you never have to say you’re sorry.”

Bingo...

I find it hard to believe that they did not know...

They saw the $$$$ and figured maybe we can get away with it....

After all, restricting any of Michael Sam activity is "homophobic"...

46 posted on 05/17/2014 5:09:13 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Viennacon

Parking a turd on Vice President Biden’s head is redundant.


47 posted on 05/17/2014 5:24:43 AM PDT by joshua c (Please dont feed the liberals)
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To: Popman

Sam is getting horrible leadership and advice. He has sought out the wrong “friends” that’s for sure. His agent has spent the last two months putting this Oprah show thing together and making himself a producer on the show. The twink he is seeing comes from a mob background and has previously dated a male porn star. Whatever good intentions Sam may or may not have started with, this thing is a train wreck now.


48 posted on 05/17/2014 5:31:38 AM PDT by over3Owithabrain
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His agent has spent the last two months putting this Oprah show thing together and making himself a producer on the show.

Really ? Screams conflict of interest...

Proves that Michael Sam is not only a undersized NFL DE relegated to the Special Teams roster if he makes the team, but the guy is not too bright either ...

49 posted on 05/17/2014 5:40:06 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: BenLurkin

This deviant’s “dream” is not “making the team”, but rather shoving his feces-ingesting perversion down the throats of normal Americans.


50 posted on 05/17/2014 5:46:00 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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