Annie Agar: NFL reporter apologizes for old ‘racial’ comments on Colin Kaepernick
Sports reporter Annie Agar issued an apology after her old tweets slamming Colin Kaepernick using insensitive and racial remarks resurfaced
Popular sports reporter Annie Agar issued an apology on Monday, February 12, after her old tweets showed her slamming Colin Kaepernick using racial remarks.
Annie Agar works as an NFL and College Football reporter for Bally Sports and issued an apology for her “insensitive” and “racial” comments. Agar tweeted her selfie on February 20, the first Sunday of the NFL offseason, and captioned it, “It’s Sunday and no one is playing football, I guess we all feel like Jags fans today.” Soon, her followers responded to it with screenshots of her old “insensitive” and “racial" tweets.
Apparently people go out and do things on Sundays. Trying it out, will keep you updated. pic.twitter.com/FOq5Nc5FQz— Annie Agar (@AnnieAgar) February 20, 2022
She wrote in her tweet, “I want to apologize for the insensitive tweets from my past." Agar added, "They were written when I was a teenager and do not reflect who I am today. I have the utmost respect for the athletes and teams I cover. I hope you can forgive teenage me and we can get back to laughing together again."
I want to apologize for the insensitive tweets from my past. They were written when I was a teenager and do not reflect who I am today. I have the utmost respect for the athletes and teams I cover. I hope you can forgive teenage me and we can get back to laughing together again♥️— Annie Agar (@AnnieAgar) February 21, 2022
The tweets from 2013-2016 were her views on Kaepernick, where she asked him to stand during the national anthem. She also slammed former MLB pitcher Felix Hernandez in 2013 for wearing his hat inappropriately on the side, “This is baseball, not the hood.” In another post from 2014, she mentioned that NFL players are soon to be in jail.
One of the users posted screenshots of her tweets.
The reporter has more than 300,000 followers on Twitter and her LinkedIn profile states she has worked with Bally Sports since May 2021. She also worked as a reporter with Wood TV8.
Annie Agar has been famous for quite some time. The reporter was hired by Bally Sports and reported on National Football League and College Football in May 2021. She is also popular for her TikTok videos that went viral in 2020. The reporter created videos dressed in several team jerseys in different sports scenarios. She also mimicked coaches in her viral videos.