Buffalo Payments reporter Maddy Glab has issued an apology after a sizzling mic caught her criticizing receiver Stefon Diggs.
“I’m very sorry for what I stated and meant no sick will,” Glab stated in a press release shared on X, previously generally known as Twitter, on Wednesday night. “I respect the hell out of Stefon Diggs, and he has been one in all my favourite gamers to cowl. He has nice character and treats us media with a number of respect.”
Glab’s apology is in response to a video that started circulating on-line Wednesday afternoon. Forward of a Payments press convention, a reside stream picked up Glab speaking with reporters as they have been ready for a gamers to take the rostrum. “There’s no management over Stefon Diggs. Dudes gonna do what he desires to do. He’ll look in my face and say (expletive) you…that’s how he treats everyone,” Glab stated. The video has greater than 1.5 million views.
Glab offered context for the viral clip, revealing that her off-hand remark was supposed as a joke.
“Media was ready for gamers to return out for press conferences when a reporter jokingly informed me to go get Stefon Diggs,” Glab wrote. “I stated I don’t have management over him — Stef marches to the beat of his personal drum and I really like that about him. He has a playful relationship with our video division, in order that’s why I stated he in all probability wouldn’t say sure to me grabbing him for an interview.”
She concluded her assertion by writing, “I shouldn’t have stated what I stated… Stef isn’t within the mistaken, I’m.”
Glab has served because the Payments staff reporter since July 2019, in accordance with her LinkedIn web page.
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