Here's How Pro Athletes Have Responded to Donald Trump's 'Locker Room Talk' Defense

Pro athletes from all different sports have spoken up against Donald Trump’s "locker room talk" defense.

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After Donald Trump got caught making a series of wildly inappropriate remarks about women in a 2005 recording on Friday, he responded by putting out a statement that dismissed his comments as "locker room banter." And both before and during the second presidential debate on Sunday night, he doubled and then tripled down on that statement by once again dismissing his 2005 comments as nothing more than "locker room talk."

I’m not proud of my locker room talk. But this world has serious problems. We need serious leaders. #debate #BigLeagueTruth

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 10, 2016

"This was locker room talk," he said during the debate. "I am not proud of it. I apologized to my family and the American people. I am not proud of it. This is locker room talk."

Trump’s "locker room talk" has made him look bad, but it’s also reflected poorly on all of the athletes out there, too. Like, are Trump’s 2005 remarks really an accurate reflection of how athletes talk when they’re in the locker room?!

Unfortunately, we’re sure that some do. But we’re also pretty confident that the majority of athletes don’t talk like Trump did. And over the last few days, quite a few of them have spoken up on social media and pointed out that they most definitely do not use lewd phrases like "grab them by the pussy" in the locker room. Here are some of the reactions pro athletes have had to Trump’s "locker room talk" defense…

Clippers guard Jamal Crawford:

Locker room?

— 🏁 Jamal Crawford (@JCrossover) October 10, 2016

Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum:

I haven't heard that one in any locker rooms

— CJ McCollum (@CJMcCollum) October 10, 2016

Chiefs wide receiver Chris Conley:

I'm offended as an athlete that @realDonaldTrump keeps using this "locker room talk" as an excuse.

— Robbie Rogers (@robbierogers) October 10, 2016

NBA free agent Kendall Marshall:

Please stop saying "locker room talk"

— Jacob Tamme (@JacobTamme) October 10, 2016

L.A. Galaxy winger Robbie Rogers:

As an athlete, I've been in locker rooms my entire adult life and uh, that's not locker room talk.

— Sean Doolittle (@whatwouldDOOdo) October 10, 2016

Falcons tight end Jacob Tamme:

"Grab them by the pussy" isn't talk from any locker room I've ever been in. It's a Ted Bundy quote. #debate2016

— player/coach (@CMPunk) October 10, 2016

Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle:

All this heavy breathing seems more locker room-esque than anything #debate

— Blake Griffin (@blakegriffin23) October 10, 2016

Former WWE wrestler/UFC fighter CM Punk:

Cavaliers forward Dahntay Jones:

Former NFL punter Chris Kluwe:

Clippers forward Blake Griffin:

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