We don’t know if you guys have noticed this, but there are a lot of people who don’t like Cam Newton for all kinds of reasons. They don’t like his dancing. They don’t like his approach to fatherhood. They don't like his celebrations. And they don’t like him because, well, Cam, why don’t you tell us all why you think you’re subjected to so much criticism. He answered a question about it today during a press conference and summed it up pretty well.
“I think it’s a trick question,” he said, “because if I answer truthfully, it’s going to be, ‘Oh, he’s this, that…’ But I’m going to say it anyway. I don’t think people have seen what I am or what I’m trying to do, and I said that prior to me being in this situation. But when I said it then, ‘Oh, he’s immature, he’s young, he’s this, that, and the third.’ I felt a certain type of way then, I feel the same type of way now. The only thing that has changed is that we’re winning. I said since day one, I’m an African-American quarterback that may scare a lot of people because they haven’t seen nothing that they can compare me to.”
Get ready to hear him answer some variation of this question for the next week and a half. Check out the clip above to hear him speak on it.
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[via Eye on Football]