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Ronaldo is a p**s': Influencer insults player on SuperSport [watch]

30/11/2022

Ronaldo is a p**s': Influencer insults player on SuperSport [watch]SuperSport has responded to the backlash after one of its pundits' used an expletive to refer to Portuguese player Cristiano Ronaldo.

by Nokuthula Ngcobo

30-11-2022 17:02

in Entertainment

A viral video of a Supersport pundit calling Cristiano Ronaldo a p**s' has received heavy backlash. Images via Twitter: @espnfc, @twiggymoli

South African influencer Tshepang Twiggy Mollison is underfire after using an expletive to refer to Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo in a viral video.

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During their rehearsal on SuperSport's betting show SuperPicks, Twiggy said she would want Lionel Messi to win the 2022 Fifa World Cup currently in Qatar.

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INFLUENCER CALLS RONALDO A P**S In the short video doing the rounds on social media, Twiggy is asked who she would want to see winning the world cup, to which she replies Messi.

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But it is her reason for picking Messi over Ronaldo that raised eyebrows.

Messi, because Ronaldo is a p**s, she is heard saying. When her colleague asks can you even say that?, Twiggy responds I just did.

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Take a look

I can't believe my eyes ladies and gentlemen pic.twitter.com/cB3NK8UuSP

#FootyFansLinkUp (@kevykay10) November 29, 2022

SUPERSPORT RESPONDS Following the clip, SuperSport released a short statement on Twitter. The sports broadcasting channel claimed that the clip is from a rehearsal and was not meant for broadcast.

SuperSport is aware of a SuperPicks video circulating on social media. This was a rehearsal that was not meant for broadcast.

Despite this, we unreservedly apologise for the language used.

pic.twitter.com/t3wza250ai

SuperSport (@SuperSportTV) November 30, 2022

TWEEPS FEEL THERE ARE QUALIFIED WOMEN WHO CAN ANALYSE SOCCER This whole World Cup has had influencer women on Supersport who don't give a damn about soccer and it's so infuriating because there are so many women who could actually give proper commentary, a tweep replied.

Twiggy called the most popular footballer in the world a p**s on national TV. You may dislike Ronaldo but there's a better way to express negative feelings esp at work. I wana see if Supersport is going to retain her, another tweep wrote.

While another wrote: They hired a person who doesn't know anything about sports! SHE KNOWS ZERO. Ronaldo is a p**s' she really thinks she's on a twitter debate.

Twiggy called the most popular footballer in the world a poes on national TV. You may dislike Ronaldo but there's a better way to express negative feelings esp at work. I wana see if Supersport is going to retain her.

Gitas (@nkosmido) November 30, 2022

This whole World Cup has had influencer women on Supersport who don't give a damn about soccer and it's so infuriating because there are so many women who could actually give proper commentary https://t.co/Qj06JvjdJh

funds (@_ufundiswa) November 30, 2022

they hired a person who doesn't know anything about sports! SHE KNOWS ZERO.

Ronaldo is a poes she really thinks she's on a twitter debate https://t.co/GeMdKZSi0J

chipi (@larrymdunge) November 30, 2022

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