“You ain’t got to lie CRAIG.”
You know the drill, athlete tweets a naked pic or something controversial and immediately they say.
“I HAVE BEEN HACKED!!!!!!”
Amazingly 12 seconds later they have required control of their twitter account from the dastardly hacker. One of my Journalism Professors at The Ohio State University said the cover up is always worse than the crime.
Just be honest fellas, everyone makes slip ups, just own it and move on. Deadspin put together a list of athletes who used the “hacked” excuse and failed miserably.
Rich Eisen was not “so horny.” He was hacked.
Carmelo Anthony did not put out a hit on groupie Kat Stacks. He was hacked.
Will Hill did not and does not go harder than a Russian, nor does he shit in airports. He was hacked.
The legal owner of MarkMadsen.com did not sell the domain to Mark Madsen. He was hacked.
Rasual Butler did not Tweet his penis. He was hacked.
Eric Wynalda did not talk shit about the USMNT on Facebook. He was hacked.
Santonio Holmes did not tell a fan to kill themselves. He was hacked.
Paul Pierce did not trash-talk the Magic on Twitter after a game. He was hacked.
Ron Artestdid not have it up to here with Phil Jackson. He was hacked.
Andray Blatche did not challenge a fan to a fistfight. He was hacked.
Tito Ortiz did not post a photo of himself “wearing nothing but a smile.” He was hacked.
Chad Ochocinco did not Tweet those x-rated things that bothered Dick Vitale. He was hacked.
Chad Ochocinco did not criticize the NFL’s new rules. He was hacked.