Jon Stewart Calls Out ESPN For Obsessing Over Michael Sam’s Shower Habits

“Michael Sam is gay, are we not over this yet?”

1. Last night, Jon Stewart discussed the constant coverage of out NFL player Michael Sam as he prepares for a possible upcoming season with the St. Louis Rams.

2. On Tuesday, ESPN SportsCenter aired a segment that focused not on Sam’s football prowess – but his shower habits.

3. ESPN has since issued an apology for the cringe-worthy reporting.

5. The segment cuts to correspondent Samantha Bee, and she reports that, “In fact, he hasn’t been getting naked around them at all.”

7. Rams defensive end Chris Long sums it all up:

Dear ESPN, Everyone but you is over it.

— JOEL9ONE (@Chris Long)

8. Watch in full:

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Sarah Karlan is the associate LGBT editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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