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Friday, September 25, 2009

Get Me Outta the Hood!

Posted By on September 25, 2009, 4:29 PM

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Tennessee basketball coach Bruce Pearl was making a speech last night... ---

As a favor... A free appearance as part of the UT community promoting UT basketball.

During his speech he cracked the following joke…

"I've got a tough job … I've got to put these guys from different worlds together… I've got guys from Chicago & Detroit. I'm talking about the 'hood! And I've got guys from Grainger County, where they wear the hood!"

Well, a cameraman from WBIR-TV thought that was appalling enough to run it as a story on the 10o’clock news. Today Pearl apologized to the sniveling wussy world we live in…

"I made the statement in jest to describe the diverse group our staff recruits year-in and year-out… unfortunately while I was trying to excite the crowd and encourage employees to give, I made an inappropriate joke."

That’s right. HE WAS RAISING MONEY FOR CHARITY! Are you fucking kidding me? Nice job, WBIR TV in Knoxville. You are the reason America has no balls anymore. God forbid you tell a joke at a charity event, less some crepe paper skinned douche gets their panties bunched up, and you end up on the news as the villain.

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