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?Diana Russini? ESPN Scandal: Redskins GM Wife Apologizes To Sports Anchor For Controversial Tweet

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No tweet is too safe for anyone these days as a Twitter account claiming to be the wife of the Washington Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan posted an inappropriate comment on Twitter accusing ESPN anchor Diana Russini of ?trading sexual favors for information,? and being Scot McCloughan?s ?side chick,? according to Black Sports Online.

?Please tell us how many BJ?s you had to give to get this story,? Jessica McCloughan posted in her account in response to ?leaks that were coming from within the Redskins organization,? according to Black Sports Online. ?And did they laugh at you before or after?? she added. The wife of the Redskins GM then posted another tweet saying, ?I?m pretty sure this info is coming from my husband to his new side chick (dianna) It?s confirmed.?

The apparent tweets gained enough publicity to make the Redskins GM?s wife reveal that the account was really hers. But Senior Vice President of Communications for the Redskins Tony Wyllie stated exclusively to Black Sports Online that it was a fake account and has contacted National Football League (NFL) security to shut the account down.

After releasing the statement of the SVP of Communications, Jessica McCloughan surprisingly gave a statement apologizing for her remarks about Dianna Russini which makes the previous statement from Tony Wyllie misleading.

Here is the statement from Jessica McCloughan Black Sports Online:

?I deeply apologize for the disparaging remarks about an ESPN reporter on my personal Twitter account. The comment was unfounded and inappropriate, and I have the utmost respect for both the reporter and ESPN. I regret that my actions have brought undeserved negative attention to the Redskins organization and its leadership. My comments in no way reflect the opinions or attitudes of the organization and I regret that my behavior has in any way negatively impacted the team and its loyal fan base.?

ESPN then issued a statement on Wednesday evening following Jessica McCloughan?s announcement. ?Dianna is an excellent reporter who should never have to be subjected to such vulgar comments. We are obviously extremely disappointed by today?s developments.?

 

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