Doug Gottlieb says his Twitter trick on Andrew LuckThe retreat was supposed to be a joke … and wants to make it clear that he is actually a big supporter of the ex-QB NFL.
The personality of Fox Sports Radio received a ton of criticism for his coup against Luck on Saturday … when he said: "Retiring his cause, it's too hard, it's the most millennial thing ever view #AndrewLuck "
Gottlieb addressed the reaction on Monday, saying the tweet was meant to be funny, but people took it too seriously.
"I'm a smart donkey, I've always been, I'll always be," Gottlieb said on his show. "And, if I do not get to find something funny with the things in life, then you know what, hit me because I like to make fun of those things in life."
The tweet caught the eyes of names like Torrey Smith, who quickly evoked Gottlieb's past problems with the law that had the former basketball player of Notre Dame expelled.
"If you want me to steal credit cards 23 years ago, you will have to consider the fact that these questions were asked and answered," Gottlieb said. "We are all gone."
Gottlieb defends his position by claiming that Luck's reasoning for suspending it is part of the "millennial" mentality … and goes on to make a comparison with Luck's predecessor, Peyton Manning.
"And, the new generation, maybe they are smarter, maybe they do not care as much about ultimate success, maybe they just understand that it's a short-term job." term – earn a lot of money and go out there. "
Of course, Troy Aikman He was the most powerful critic of Doug's tweet – he called it "total bulls ** t" – so you have to wonder if Troy will intervene after Doug's explanation.