Andy Cohen Apologizes On "Today" Show After Joking About "That Poor Lesbian Reporter"

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Following 19-year-old Bouchard's victory over Ana Ivanovic, Channel Seven reporter Samantha Smith asked her which celebrity she would date.

A Channel Seven spokesman defended the interview, which many found sexist, stating:

"These wonderful athletes are not robots. We try to give viewers an insight into their personalities, as well as how they hit their forehands and backhands. And Sam achieved that."

That's when Cohen thought this comment would be appropriate:

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