Dannon Drops Cam Newton Over Sexist Remark!

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The quarterback lost one of his sponsors!

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton lost his sponsership deal with Yogurt-maker Dannon  on Thursday, a day after Newton said “it’s funny to hear a female talk about routes” in a news conference.

Newton was a spokesperson for Dannon’s Oikos line of Greek yogurt since 2015. Dannon spokesperson Michael Neuwirth said in a statement, “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.”

“It is entirely inconsistent with our commitment to fostering equality and inclusion in every workplace. 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.”

One of Newtons’ sponsors, PepsiCo, also responded to Newton’s comment, calling it “objectionable and disrespectful to all women and they do not reflect the values of our brand.”

“Gatorade fully supports women who compete in, report on, coach for,or play any role in sport – on or off the field,” PepsiCo said in the statement.

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