On Monday, former adult film star-turned-fantasy football guru Lisa Ann appeared on SiriusXM’s “Morning Men with Evan and Babs” and revealed that she FaceTimed with several Panthers and Broncos players prior to Super Bowl 50. She also revealed that, if she had to pick one player to cook dinner for in light of what took place during the game, it would be...Emmanuel Sanders.
“No. 1 would be Emmanuel Sanders,” she said. “I just love having him on my fantasy team. He’s a great player, he’s fun to watch. He’s a little bit of an entertainer, but not too far like Cam Newton. I’d say first it would be Emmanuel Sanders, then he would be my gateway for all the players I want to cook dinner for.”
Innocent enough, right? What Lisa Ann said wasn’t that bad.
So with that in mind, Dan Le Batard decided to ask Sanders about what Lisa Ann said during his appearance on ESPN’s The Dan Le Batard Show today. But things got awkkkkkkkward in a hurry. Sanders was clearly not in the mood to discuss Lisa Ann or what she had said.
“Is this a sports show, man?” he asked (go to the 6:40 mark of the audio clip here). “This a sports show. That’s awesome, man. She want to cook dinner for me, that’s awesome. I don’t really have anything to say about that. What do you want me to…?”
Le Batard moved on after that and brought the conversation back to football, and things got back on track. But towards the end of the interview, he veered off course again and asked Sanders to play a game called “What They Look Like” that involves trying to come up with explanations for what different famous people look like. Le Batard attempted to get Sanders to play along by using Broncos coaches Wade Phillips and Gary Kubiak as examples, and that didn’t go well, either. See for yourself:
Sanders left the show abruptly after that portion of the interview. He also jumped on Twitter almost immediately to rip Le Batard for not showing him enough respect:
Lisa Ann responded to the interview as well on Twitter, though she had a much more positive response than Sanders did:
Sanders has a right to feel disrespected if he wants to, but did he not know what Le Batard’s show was all about before he jumped on the phone?
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