Dave Portnoy calls Normani’s MTV VMAs efficiency a double customary
For Dave Portnoy it’s good to be unhealthy.
Normani’s lusty MTV Video Music Awards’ efficiency, proves that criticism of Barstool Sports activities is unfair, in keeping with the digital media firm’s founder.
“That is good. Barstool unhealthy,” 44-year-old Portnoy tweeted to his 2.6 million followers through the Sunday evening present at Brooklyn’s Barclays Middle, together with a video of the 25-year-old singer’s sultry onstage dance which culminated in her straddling Teyana Taylor, 30.
“I simply need folks to know, that is on VH1 proper now, similar to cable TV, anybody can watch this,” Portnoy rants whereas filming his TV display. “Individuals say Barstool’s too raunchy, like, that, you realize, we’re sexist, chauvinist pigs, can’t let folks see it, too excessive, smoke reveals, however this woman, who’s getting like face f—ed, and scissoring, proper now simply on VH1, that is cool.”
Barstool has change into infamous for selling a “culture of online hate” and gamifying sexual harassment and cyberbullying, with many feminine sportswriters blaming Portnoy for manifesting and inspiring misogynistic on-line discourse. In latest months, the corporate’s controversial historical past generated blowback in opposition to Major League Baseball after The Post reported the 2 entities had been in talks to staff up. In June, Portnoy was briefly suspended from Twitter.
Feedback on Portnoy’s viral critique of Normani’s efficiency — which was an ode to Janet Jackson’s — are considerably a mixture of the bro-culture king’s followers agreeing with him, disparaging ladies, and expressing concern for kids watching the horny present.
Along with disliking Normani’s efficiency, Portnoy additionally took situation with Justin Bieber’s VMAs outfit. “Someone get Bieber some garments that match,” he tweeted.
In the meantime, Portnoy was keen to simply accept some critique of Barstool yesterday, if not on a theological degree: The corporate’s app “kinda sucked” on Sunday, Portnoy acknowledged Monday. When it comes to digital performance particularly, “We’ll get higher” he tweeted concerning the situation.