Prior to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 36-10 win against the Chicago Bears yesterday, star wide receiver Mike Evans sat out the Star Spangled Banner, later explaining that “America’s not right” in the wake of Donald Trump’s election
“I’m not going to stand for something I don’t believe in,” said Evans. “When he ran, I thought it was a joke and the joke continues.”
During his campaign, Trump labeled Mexican immigrants as “rapists”, “criminals” and “drug addicts”, while also suggesting a nationwide ban on Muslims. He also lewdly admitted to groping women in a recurring act that many would deem warrants sexual assault charges.
“I’m not a political person that much, but I’ve got common sense,” said Evans. “And I know when something’s not right. When Ashton Kutcher comes out and says we’ve been Punk’d, then I’ll stand again. But I won’t stand anymore.”