This Hurts Me
April 10, 2007 11:14am CST
Ever since I found out about the Don Imus racial remarks, I had been thinking only about how it made me feel. I hadn't really considered what the girls on the team must be going through. Although, I did consider their mother's for a moment and how offended they must feel. But after seeing the girls speak out in the press conference, it really hurt me to see these young girls going through this. This could be anyone of my nieces going through this and it makes me angry that these girls are being hit with this hatred. Young people dream of being famous and on television, but no one wants it bad enough to have to face such hurt. I hadn't thought about how this could be affecting their self-esteem, at such a young age. How the media was hounding them day and night. And for what, all because they dared to live their dream. It's not fair and it's not right. I have always been the type to try to encourage young people. Growing up is hard and difficult enough, without being publicly humiliated by some jerk. I am really happy that they are getting the support that they need and that they have such a wonderful coach backing them.
• United States
11 Apr 07
Here's the real problem ( I think ) personally...I can't Stand Imus... a lot of the Radio hosts ( In general ) love to hear themselves , but they aren't hearing what they're saying over the Air Waves. To Combat their Stupidity...we need to simply not Listen. When we Listen to such hateful things , (Whether the person is good or Bad in their personal life doesn't count as far as I'm concerned ) When we Listen to them...we give their issues , their agendas...Life. We're offended and their Ratings go up. So...to really Drive home your point... Don't give them your power , by giving them your time. Tune in...and tune them out.
• United States
10 Apr 07
Yes i just heard about this a little while ago. These girls worked so hard to get where their at and some jerk had to ruins it for them. I just don't understand people in this world. I hope they do fire him.