Athletes fire back at Donald Trump for his 'locker-room talk' excuse during the debate

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Remember Donald Trump? He's that heavyset orange gentleman with a sniffling issue that ran for President in 2016. He is best known for making a comment about grabbing something he should not be grabbing. Leading into the second debate, that audio understandably dogged him and became a talking point on Sunday night.

How did Trump defend himself? By claiming it was "locker room talk." For me, locker room talk is, "Why is that old man wearing nothing but a shirt? And why has been walking around the locker room with no bottoms for five minutes?" But then again, most of us don't frequent lavish country club locker rooms like Trump does.

But when "locker room talk" came up, professional athletes, who spend more time in locker rooms than any adult males on the planet, they had their say about it.

Former tight end Ben Watson realized that maybe Trump's locker rooms aren't like the ones he frequented.

"Are you kidding?" was the general response of most athletes. Brooklyn Decker, the swimsuit model and wife of former tennis player Andy Roddick, had a different perspective.

You see, her feeling is if Roddick is talking about punching cats, she will cut his eggplant. I speak 100 percent fluent emoji and that's what it says.

There were also the more serious responses, like pointing out that putting your mouth on someone that doesn't want it on them isn't locker room behavior, either.

Olympic hurdler Queen Harrison had a similar sentiment.

Finally, Blake Griffin tweeted about another concerning issue — that a 70-year-old man was breathing heavily, perhaps winded, from simply standing.

How can someone this out of shape know what it's like in a locker room if he's never worked out in his life?

More reactions to Donald Trump's comments:

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Fact checkers watching Trump's debate performance:
Please let's talk about the emails more. We really haven't covered this enough. Lord.
I can't believe we are in this painful place. A well-educated, experienced, highly intelligent, overly qualified candidate vs Donald.
This debate has now officially turned into a Real Housewives Reunion. Sorry, @Andy. I think I just cheapened Real Housewives Reunions.
If tonight's #debate is like a game of chess, Trump's bringing Clinton accusers to debate hall is this move -
Ok I'm like Robert Deniro right now I want to punch that mf in the face!!
I'd like to apologize to the rest of the world. #debates
Is Trump the first candidate to brag about his Twitter followers in a presidential debate? #Debate #AskingForACountry
"I want to represent all Americans -- the shifty Jew, the lusty Mexican, the rhythmic, rhythmic, magical blacks." -- Trump #debates
That was a masterful dig by Hillary, because Trump's children were raised by their mothers #debate
Only @HillaryClinton could keep such composure in front of this maniac. 40 years of experience helps.
"Don't walk off the stage. Just smile. Pence is quitting tomorrow." - What Hillary is writing down while Trump talks #debate
Trump did not go to the blocking rehearsal #debate
Trump: I would elect supreme court justices who could do something about my restless leg syndrome. Can't sit down all night. #debate
Trump has his Mussolini impression down pat
If nothing else, this shit-show should put to rest the idiotic idea that these two are in any way equally problematic. HE IS A FOOL.
Literally can't answer a single question. He just attacks her. So boring. #Debates2016
I want it to be over now. I need to be swaddled and reassured by 538. #debate
What was that pointing? Was he picking out hot chicks in the audience for the roadies to bring back to his dressing room? #debates
Trump had to pace for an hour and a half to keep from blowing his ego gasket. #debate
He's physically trying to intimidate her by standing right behind her this is cray #debate
Tonights debate might be one of the weirdest, creepiest, saddest things ever aired on television. #Debate
Im very proud of @HillaryClinton tonight. It was a very uncomfortable debate. When he went low, she went high. #imwithher #debate
The #debates are excruciating to's humiliating to watch these two
I'm just so glad I can't hear Trump. #DeafGain

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