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Jason Whitlock Apologizes For Small Penis Joke Made at Jeremy Lin

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Jason Whitlock of Fox Sports has gotten himself in hot water with a blatantly racist joke he made about New York Knicks phenom guard Jeremy Lin.

During Lin’s 38 point showing against the Los Angeles Lakers two nights ago Whitlock took advantage of the stereo type that Asian Men have smaller than average penis’, tweeting,

“Some lucky lady in NYC is gonna feel a couple of inches of pain tonight.”

The Asian American Journalists Association immediately got online and demanded an apology from Whitlock for the joke which they considered in bad taste at best and racist at worst.

The AAJA posted to their Facebook page,

“[Whitlock's Tweet] doesn’t hold up to the conduct of responsible journalists, those in sports or otherwise, who adhere to standards of fairness, civility and good taste. Nor does it meet the standards of Fox Sports, with which you are associated. Outrage doesn’t begin to describe the reaction of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) to your unnecessary and demeaning tweet

Whitlock sent out an apology to Jeremy Lin and to the country’s Asian population.

He wrote wrote on FoxSports.com,

“I’ve cried watching Tiger Woods win a major golf championship. Jeremy Lin, for now, is the Tiger Woods of the NBA. I suspect Lin makes Asian Americans feel the way I feel when I watch Tiger play golf. I should’ve realized that Friday night when I watched Lin torch the Lakers. For Asian Americans and a lot of sports fans, his nationally televised 38-point outburst was the equivalent of Tiger’s first victory in The Masters. I got caught up in the excitement. I tweeted about what a great story Lin is and how he could rival Tim Tebow. I then gave in to another part of my personality — my immature, sophomoric, comedic nature.”

Do you think the apology is enough for the racist joke of Jason Whitlock about Jeremy Lin?

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31 Responses to “Jason Whitlock Apologizes For Small Penis Joke Made at Jeremy Lin”

  1. Anonymous

    We are not watching him because he is Chinese you idiot. It is an amazing story because he has emerged from nowhere. By the way, Tiger is 1/2 Asian.

  2. Wonka Willy

    Fire whitlock NOW! He is a proven racist attention whore. Jeremy Lin is an inspiration. Whitlock is a disgusting double-chin worm.

  3. Marcus Ross

    rightly so, racism has no place in sports, or our society. If Jason Whitlock does not get some kind of a suspension for his comment, then his employers are saying that its not as bad to be racist to one part of society as it is to another.

  4. Anonymous

    Whitlocks an ugly fat bastard anyways, he is jealous cause Lin is goodlooking guy.

  5. Anonymous

    NOOOOOO. He clearly looks like a negro. And his dads name is Earl. Sorry paL. Black genes are dominant, not reccesive. lol. Tiger is More Negro.

  6. Bill Eng

    If Jason Whitlock was white and made a racist comment about a black athlete, he would be fired on the spot and Jessie Jackson and Al Sharpton would be all over the news asking for Whitlocks head on a platter.

  7. Dave Kolan

    I can't feel bad when a member of the media gets canned. they're the ones who built this culture of hyper-sensitive political correctness so now they reap what they sow. what he said is entirely factual though, asians have the smallest dicks. its simply a fact.

  8. Nesta Johnson

    I'm more offended by the writer's apparent inability to use an apostrophe correctly. The plural of 'penis' is penises, not penis'.

  9. Will Vasser

    Shame on you Jason Whitlock. I expected better from you. If the situation was reversed the media would have a field day with this. In addition, Jeremy Lin scoring 38 points in a basketball game is not the equal to Tiger winning the Masters. By the way, I'm sure you haven't cried lately while watching Tiger play golf. Your sophomoric, comedic humor is not an excuse. That was just stupid!! Come on man!!!

  10. Matthew Rand

    Interestingly enough, here's a real example of a racially offensive comment, and more people are hyperventilating about Lin and the fortune cookie, and now about "chink in the armor", but nothing much about something so directly offensive, both in the moral sense and in the racial sense.

  11. Moto Burrell

    Have you seen Jason. I wonder when was the last time he's seen his Wee wee, with his stomach doing the overlap. He needs map quest to locate it to go to the bathroom. LOL

  12. Rasui Frawong

    Dave Kolan probably sucks many Asian dicks to get that statistic. Perhaps his samples aren't enough to conclude that as a face. Dave needs to suck more Asian dicks to have a better accurancy on his so called, "claim".

  13. Domonic Hill

    Yong Park either way you put it race is based upon what the majority of society sees you as not by your genetic make up. Barack Obama is half white, and was raised by his white family, Im sure he has more culturally in common with white people than blacks but guess what society, the media, labels him black therefore he is black, same situation with Tiger Woods. The way it works in America is if you have anything mixed in with white you are no longer "pure" and considered a "tainted" minority, and if you have any black in you whatsoever you are considered black. Thats the good ol USA. On another note, yes he should be fired, I believe that the double standard is due to the way whites exploited other races and the fact that we (blacks) generally got the worst of it, and also because other races weren't on the front lines in the numbers that blacks were during the civil rights movement but again that doesn't make his comments any less offensive or ok.