As Twitchy reported Wednesday, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton earned himself a Twitter Moment after saying it was “funny” to hear a question about his receivers’ routes coming from a “female.”

Newton didn’t apologize to the reporter afterward, but he’s apologizing to everyone now. Maybe if he delayed it long enough he thought it would get lost in jokes over Harvey Weinstein’s bizarre statement.

OK, so it didn’t look like a hostage video to everyone.

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