Newton out as he left the locker room a few minutes later. The 28-year-old football player resisted mounting public pressure to apologize.
But on Thursday, after being dropped by Dannon, he released a grovelling video and apologized to 'all the women in the world'.'After careful thought, I understand that my word choice was extremely degrading and hurtful to women and to be honest that was not my intentions.'If you are a person who took offense to what I said, I sincerely apologize to you.'He lamented his lost sponsorship deal, saying: 'The fact that I've already lost sponsors and fans, the joke really is on me.'Dannon was quick to distance itself from Newton, one of the highest paid players in the NFL who will earn a reported million this year, after his comments towards Rodrigue.'We are shocked and disheartened at the behavior and comments of Cam Newton towards Jourdan Rodrigue, which we perceive as sexist and disparaging to all women,' a statement released by company spokesman Michael Neuwirth read.'It is entirely inconsistent with our commitment to fostering equality and inclusion in every workplace.
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It's simply not ok to belittle anyone based on gender.'We have shared our concerns with Cam and will no longer work with him,' it continued.
The Panthers quarterback recognized his wrongdoing in the video apology, and reflected on his role as a father to two young daughters who look up to him.'I realize that the joke is really on me...
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