Since his arrival, Cam Newton has been revered in Carolina. Up until last Thursday, that is. After playing a terrible game vs. the New York Giants, Cam received a hefty amount of criticism for the way he pouted during the game. He had a towel over his head on the bench (which is athlete for “Everybody leave me alone. I don’t really care about anything right now”) while sitting alone, and appearing detached from the rest of the team.
Based on his behavior, his teammate Steve Smith called him out. And so did the Charlotte Observer today with this depiction of Cam’s patented Superman TD celebration. Granted, Cam demonstrated immaturity, but this is a bit much. The ‘Hello Kitty’ shirt is indirectly calling him femine which is uncalled for: