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When I see a professional athlete company tattoos check Havoc on this new San Francisco -- and -- quarterback calling Kenneth -- and is that pronunciation athletic so -- -- Covered in tattoos look at what you say.
Now that ink is the source of country controversy David weekly of the sporting news doesn't -- tattoos and says quarterbacks shouldn't have them.
Here's a quote from is controversial column.
NFL quarterback is the ultimate position of influence and responsibility he's the CEO of -- high profile organization and you don't want your CEO to look like you just got a role.
Who Whitley was attacked on the Internet -- that story called progressives.
Now from all and a so welcomed the program Europe controversial diet you but -- -- about mr.
-- What my intent to know I I just the boys with the -- through this sort of an odd thing to put on your body.
Yet I had would you I am 100% with I don't like tattoos don't want my kids to have tattoos Donald Trump doesn't like his six kind of fought -- six -- to have tattoos will with you but I -- -- though.
Why were you called a racist because you've made the statement about tattoos on a quarterback.
Well I I think it.
I did do it all over again I started the column -- Making a lot about San Quentin Howell the inmates there have tattoos and how they -- point for cap for -- Just to point out that you know your average -- person does not have exactly the most.
The most sterling reputation in society and so people associated.
Prison tattoos the whole thing with cap -- that I was trying to bring him down and actually I capita it is.
Is a fine -- -- -- franchise fees by all accounts a humble hard working.
You know I I compared him to ten people who you know -- about is this is -- an icon if you can get a lot of people.
But -- it so it's it's not the face of the frantic it's it's it's that it's the -- the bother people.
And there are lot of reasons for that.
And you you it's your sign that the image of someone with a tattoo covered in tattoos -- this decaffeinated it is that image is inappropriate.
For the public face of a major sports franchise which brings in a lot of money I mean that's that's what you -- -- But I think I wouldn't.
I I think what it would do it might actually advance the at this evolution of tattoos I mean you're seeing more -- more people.
With tattoos -- in the last twenty years you know axiom that the gym and everywhere people who who he is no longer just the San Quentin and makes the sailors and all that.
But they're still something about -- you know in the corporate world -- it's.
If the C is they don't have a tattoos and I think there's a reason for that it it has a bad connotation.
When when Cam -- Who is a quarterback for the Panthers was interview I noted this.
The owner of the Carolina Panthers asked them that's idiotic that we've said no sir that the well let's keep it that way casinos that.
Either puts -- put people in the seats and a lot of people.
They just bothered by the thought of a guy covered -- tattoos and -- and there are a lot of reasons for that it's certainly not just a racial thing.
I just what I just wanna get back to that to the race element via because.
-- -- is black I believe second that's correct.
I don't think -- we admit it it does this adopted and they can -- parents -- one when with black on a flight because her parents and you.
-- criticized as being a racist but I believe you have to adopted black children -- -- you know.
Yes I do like -- I sort of regretted making that point but.
It it got so lot of control.
Frankly you know we're all this business and we get criticize and accept that but.
Suddenly this thing had gone viral and and I was becoming like like the new face of the kkk.
Within you know live within twelve hours looked -- -- I I thought that.
In my in my sort of desperation that's -- well -- I just wanted to let people think that that there's more to this than just -- reflexive.
I disagree view there for your opinion must be racist.
You know there's a few much of that decided is that if you -- -- and it.
I agree entirely you make your body worlds and it happened -- you had to -- -- out and I'm totally suck and I gotta go.
-- look you have major points it's a point well taken by everybody here on Bonnie and company and we appreciate yeah.
Being a stand up -- coming on the show for I appreciate it thank you very much that I put -- OK so.
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