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Bush draws criticism for 'relaxing' tweets

Posted on: May 10, 2011 8:45 am
Edited on: May 10, 2011 8:46 am
 
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

If Saints RB Reggie Bush really was trying to make a joke Monday on Twitter, he’d do well to remember one thing: sarcasm rarely comes through in that social medium.

On his Twitter account, Bush wrote “Everybody complaining about the lockout! Shoot I'm making the most of it! Vacation, rest, relaxing, appearances here and there! I'm good!” and “Right about now we would be slaving in 100 degree heat, practicing twice a day, while putting our bodies at risk for nothing.’

A few minutes later, he tweeted the following: “FYI last tweet was a joke! Relax people damn it's called sense of humor! Cry me a river why don't you.”

In between, Bush got lambasted by people because A) playing and practicing football was, you know, his job and B) they didn’t appreciate the term “slaving.”

But there’s potentially a larger problem at play here other than football fans getting upset about something so trivial that a utility running back off-handedly wrote. In the court system, the NFLPA is trying to argue that the NFL owners locking them out are causing the players irreparable harm, and that's a big reason why the District Court granted an injunction to lift the lockout. It’s a little tougher to argue that point when the owners’ lawyers can point to a tweet by Bush that says, “I’m good!” 

Sarcasm or not, it just wasn’t a good idea.

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Comments

Since: Sep 13, 2010
Posted on: May 10, 2011 11:46 am
 

Bush draws criticism for 'relaxing' tweets

Thats right! Just another example why we need to stop going to the stadiums. Fans don't pay your hard earned money to guys who get paid millions and complain about working. If we empty the stadiums salaries will come down and eventually we'll have real sport again instead of this fake stuff we get.
boycottthestadiums.com



Since: Feb 21, 2008
Posted on: May 10, 2011 11:44 am
 

Bush draws criticism for 'relaxing' tweets

wow ,sure am picking up alot of anger about a lot of nothing , reggie boy didnt you realize you should be off roofing somehwere or laying pavement , relax all u want i could care less



Since: Sep 30, 2008
Posted on: May 10, 2011 11:41 am
 

Bush draws criticism for 'relaxing' tweets

The public does need to chill out...it's amazing the things that people get upset about nowadays....what did Bush say that most of us don't think about our jobs as well?....sure, he can financially afford the time off work more than most people, but how many of us wish we could be in the same position to take time off our jobs and just relax or travel?...get a grip people!



Since: Sep 13, 2008
Posted on: May 10, 2011 11:36 am
 

Bush draws criticism for 'relaxing' tweets

Sounds like after his first tweet, he realized the level of stupidity in his statement and tried to backpedal with the “FYI last tweet was a joke! Relax people damn it's called sense of humor! Cry me a river why don't you.”  Oooops. Nice work Reggie. First Kim Kardashian, then you lose your spot to a rookie, and then this bonehead comment.



Since: May 31, 2007
Posted on: May 10, 2011 11:25 am
 

Bush draws criticism for 'relaxing' tweets

Reggie Bush is hilarious



Since: Jan 2, 2011
Posted on: May 10, 2011 11:14 am
 

Bush draws criticism for 'relaxing' tweets

This must be his calling, cause playing RB in the nfl sure isnt. What a BUST!!!! Wait til he realises nobody is gonna pay him..



Since: Nov 7, 2008
Posted on: May 10, 2011 11:13 am
 

Bush draws criticism for 'relaxing' tweets

social media will be the beginning of the end of this country....
I think reality tv was the beginning and social media is more of the middle act.  



Since: Mar 3, 2009
Posted on: May 10, 2011 11:12 am
 

Bush draws criticism for 'relaxing' tweets

Bush is nothing more than a media ho. Making stupid statements, dating celebrities, and now this.


Just another drama queen like Ocho and T.O......and the like. I will be surprised if Peyton takes much more of this punks crap.


gb2



Since: Sep 27, 2006
Posted on: May 10, 2011 11:06 am
 

Bush draws criticism for 'relaxing' tweets

My guess is just prior to his tweet, Reggie had made it through the last level of Angry Birds, was feeling clever and full of himself - and decided to send a tweet out just to hear himself talk.



Since: Nov 9, 2008
Posted on: May 10, 2011 10:59 am
 

Bush draws criticism for 'relaxing' tweets



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