Marshawn Lynch Shines During “I’m Just Here So I Won’t Get Fined” Super Bowl Interview
After all of his exploits, Marshawn Lynch appears to be getting more attention from the media then he wants to. After receiving up to $120,000 in fines over the last two season, it appears Lynch has sort of learned his lesson: as he will now show up to the media interviews, but will proceed to troll all of the reporters during the allotted time.
This past December he became famous for using a variation of the same phrase to answer every question: “Thanks for asking. I appreciate it.”
Here's the transcript of Marshawn Lynch's post game interview. pic.twitter.com/aVMlNPIjv0
— Bob Condotta (@bcondotta) December 22, 2014
Well during yesterday’s Super Bowl media day, Lynch did the same exact thing: but this time his answer was in response to the NFL’s willingness to fine him so easily.
He started off the press conference by telling them that he will only respond with “I’m just here so I won’t get fined.” And proceeded to tell the reporters they were wasting their time: which is likely since he repeated the phrase 29 times.
Technically, even though he gave one phrase responses, he fulfilled his media requirement and the NFL should not be able to punish him: but still, Roger Goodell cannot be happy at all with the brashness of the player known as Beast Mode.
As a result, players around the NFL and even celebrities have come out of the woodworks to support the star athlete on Twitter.
"I'm here so I won't get fined" I love the answer. Yall can't control everything.
It is not scientifically possible to give less f*&ks than #MarshawnLynch. That dude is like the reincarnated spirit of Andy Kaufman.
— Orlando Jones (@TheOrlandoJones) January 28, 2015
People calling Marshawn Lynch a thug=people who've never met thugs. He graduated from Berkeley, damnit. Have every seat in Ikea.
— william broussard (@Jag_Me_Out) January 27, 2015
At the same time, plenty of people bash him for doing this, but for all we know he might be a marketing genius.Read more about:Listen to the uInterview Podcast!
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