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Sam Newman says he ‘could not give a stuff’ that he’s been banned from Twitter after attack on a fan

Sam Newman says he ‘couldn’t give a stuff’ that he is been banned from Twitter after assault on a fan

Controversial former Footy Present host Sam Newman has been banned from Twitter after attacking a troll with a profane remark. 

The 74-year-old advised the Herald Solar on Saturday that he ‘couldn’t give a stuff’ about his account being suspended for six days. 

‘I do not know why they assume it’s a penalty being kicked off Twitter. I couldn’t care much less. I do Twitter for a little bit of amusement,’ he stated. 

Controversial Footy Show host Sam Newman (pictured) has been banned from Twitter after attacking a fan with a profane comment. The 74-year-old told the Herald Sun on Saturday that he 'could not give a stuff' about his account being suspended for six days

Controversial Footy Present host Sam Newman (pictured) has been banned from Twitter after attacking a fan with a profane remark. The 74-year-old advised the Herald Solar on Saturday that he ‘couldn’t give a stuff’ about his account being suspended for six days

Newman added: ‘I used to be suspended for replying to somebody. They do not appear to droop individuals who gratuitously swear at you or say detrimental or obscene issues about you. 

‘I’m not certain why it’s not a two-way avenue. It looks as if selective outrage, however that’s the world we stay in.’

The change that obtained Newman suspended was between himself and a troll who noticed him driving in Port Melbourne and known as him a ‘c**t’ in a tweet.

In accordance with the Herald Solar, Newman fired again by tweeting, ‘the solely c**t they’d see was once they seemed within the mirror’.   

'I don't know why they think it is a penalty being kicked off Twitter. I could not care less. I do Twitter for a bit of amusement,' he said

‘I do not know why they assume it’s a penalty being kicked off Twitter. I couldn’t care much less. I do Twitter for a little bit of amusement,’ he stated 

Those Tweets, which were made approximately two weeks ago, are no longer available on Newman's account. His account however is still visible online

These Tweets, which have been made roughly two weeks in the past, are now not obtainable on Newman’s account. His account nevertheless continues to be seen on-line

These tweets, which have been made roughly two weeks in the past, are now not obtainable on Newman’s account. His account nevertheless continues to be seen on-line. 

Newman has grow to be recognized for elevating controversy on the social media platform in current months. 

In November, he deleted a tweet calling Joe Biden ‘mentally retarded’ after on-line backlash.

Newman took to Twitter after Biden declared victory within the US presidential election after most media organisations known as the election for Biden over Donald Trump.

‘Nice day for inclusion and variety,’ Newman wrote. ‘Reveals somebody who’s mentally retarded and has particular wants, can attain excessive workplace. Congratulations, Joe Biden.’

Newman has become known for raising controversy on the social media platform. In November, he deleted a tweet calling Joe Biden 'mentally retarded' after an online backlash

Newman has grow to be recognized for elevating controversy on the social media platform. In November, he deleted a tweet calling Joe Biden ‘mentally retarded’ after a web based backlash

Three hours later, Newman pulled the offensive post down after it garnered negative reactions online

Three hours later, Newman pulled the offensive publish down after it garnered unfavorable reactions on-line

Three hours later, Newman pulled the offensive publish down after it garnered unfavorable reactions.

‘Thanks for the outpouring of recommendation, and your curiosity in what I do/say. Very a lot appreciated,’  he wrote in a second publish addressing the removing.

Nonetheless, he claimed his choice to retract the publish was not as a result of backlash. 

‘There’s a purpose I deleted the tweet about Joey Biden – however in all probability not the one you assume,’ he stated. 

'There is a reason I deleted the tweet about Joey Biden - but probably not the one you think,' Newman later tweeted. Joe Biden is pictured

‘There’s a purpose I deleted the tweet about Joey Biden – however in all probability not the one you assume,’ Newman later tweeted. Joe Biden is pictured 

The apology did little to alleviate public anger, with some Twitter customers doubling down on their disapproval.  

‘I am not a fan of Sleepy Joe, nevertheless I’m disabled. You actually ought to select your phrases extra correctly,’ Australian Paralympian Jodi Willis-Roberts wrote.

Nonetheless, Newman couldn’t be dissuaded that his phrases have been poorly chosen. 

‘I did select them correctly. I stated he was retarded, mentally,’ he replied. 

One particular person stated Newman was behaving like a teenage bully, whereas one other wrote: ‘I hope it was reported to twitter. You’ve got embarrassed your self and Australia’.

Newman wrote a second post three hours later addressing his decision to delete his first tweet

Newman wrote a second publish three hours later addressing his choice to delete his first tweet

Australian Paralympian Jodi Willis-Roberts commented on Newman's apology, criticising his choice of words while insulting Joe Biden

Australian Paralympian Jodi Willis-Roberts commented on Newman’s apology, criticising his alternative of phrases whereas insulting Joe Biden

A fourth added: ‘I’ve supported you for a very long time, Sam. As a Geelong supporter, a lover of the footy present and a golf fan however that is up to now off skelter (sic) it isn’t humorous and the tip for me. Go get pleasure from retirement in silence. Your opinion right here is unsuitable, hurtful and inconsistent with Australian values.’

Nonetheless, others rallied behind the previous AFL nice.

‘Liked the unique tweet, even replied with a number of information,’ one other remark learn.

‘Everyone seems to be so triggered about every part in the present day,’ a second added.

‘Settle down, he hasn’t threatened anybody,’ another person wrote.     

The previous Footy Present star is not any stranger to the headlines, having constructed a TV profession on his fixed controversial remarks.

He made headlines in June after calling George Floyd, a key determine within the Black Lives Matter motion, a ‘piece of s**t’.

Newman made headlines in June after calling George Floyd, a key figure in the Black Lives Matter movement, a 'piece of s**t'. Pictured wearing black face on the Footy Show in 1999

Newman made headlines in June after calling George Floyd, a key determine within the Black Lives Matter motion, a ‘piece of s**t’. Pictured carrying black face on the Footy Present in 1999  

The previous Geelong participant appeared on the Sacked: Showbiz podcast in October and stated he had grow to be accustomed to being criticised for his brash views.

‘The cancel tradition kicked in and I obtained cancelled. The sponsors obtained a bit edgy… and I stated if you would like me to disassociate myself then I am blissful to do this,’ he advised the podcast.

Newman additionally revealed that his controversial manner on the Footy Present had beforehand landed him in bother with Channel 9 bosses.

‘I do know as soon as they did say to me, and I can let you know this, after I would executed one thing…

‘They stated look, the Broadcasting Tribunal have given us a warning and stated that if I do the rest once more they’ll truly cancel the licence,’ Newman defined.

The former AFL star is no stranger to the headlines, having built a career over his constant controversial remarks

The previous AFL star is not any stranger to the headlines, having constructed a profession over his fixed controversial remarks 

The TV persona stated he was then requested to pre-record the present and nearly stop in disgust.

‘And so they stated what we wish to do is tape the present and pre-tape it and put it to air,’ he defined.

‘I stated mate that is positive, in the event you tape the present I am out.’

Newman stated he had been warned quite a few instances to watch out due to his edgy humour and labelled himself the ‘most polarising determine in Australia’.

‘They need you to be as edgy as attainable, as a result of it is all predicated on rankings, however they do not need you to go too far so it is frowned upon by individuals who give out the licences,’ he defined. 

Newman said he had been warned numerous times to be careful because of his edgy humour and labelled himself the 'most polarising figure in Australia'

Newman stated he had been warned quite a few instances to watch out due to his edgy humour and labelled himself the ‘most polarising determine in Australia’

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