During this week’s broadcast of the NFL matchup between the Denver Broncos and the New York Giants, the featured game for NBC’s “Sunday Night Football,” announcer Al Michael’s made what some considered to be a poorly timed joke about the Giants and embattled Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.
Weinstein had come under fire for allegations of sexual misconduct earlier this month, and that scandal broadened over last week. Meanwhile, the Giants entered Sunday’s contest with an 0-5 record.
“I mean, let’s face it,” Michaels said. “The Giants are coming off a worse week than Harvey Weinstein.”
Later in the broadcast, Michaels apologized.
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