Saturday, July 4, 2015

Santonio Holmes addresses haters on Twitter, where discussion can be civil

Twitter is so fun 100% of the time, we forget about those anomalies in which it is a hateful, reactionary, meaningless, nasty place. There are those who exist in this world who go so far as to harass athletes via Twitter, as if revealing they have hideous brain problems by way of crude insults will somehow fix their shallow, purposeless lives.

Santonio Holmes addresses haters on Twitter, where discussion can be civil

0 comments
"Twitter: Here, they will understand." (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
"Twitter: Here, they will understand." (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Twitter is so fun 100% of the time, we forget about those anomalies in which it is a hateful, reactionary, meaningless, nasty place. There are those who exist in this world who go so far as to harass athletes via Twitter, as if revealing they have hideous brain problems by way of crude insults will somehow fix their shallow, purposeless lives.

Some of those creatures attacked Santonio Holmes last night, just because the Jets managed to squeak out a mere third quarter field goal while the Dolphins tail-whacked them stupid, 23-3.

And Holmes, as it is always advised, responded trollfully.

Making repeated use of the phrase "you mad?" to angry fans, Holmes later revealed how this was not the very definition og trolling by explaining, "[I was] Not trolling anyone."

More coverage
 
Nationals ordered to quit it with the drones
 
300-pound Temple recruit is also a speed demon
 
World Cup committee rolls eyes as U.S., Russia whine about each other
 
Sixers' odds for winning again this year not looking great

Not trolling anyone, just wondering why the negativity towards me when nobody knows the reason

— Santonio Holmes (@ToneTime10) December 2, 2013

Because of how little he was trolling, Holmes then went back and deleted all of his "you mad?" tweets.

SCANDAL.

Sports Producer
0 comments
We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue.
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines.

Comment policy:

Philly.com comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by Philly.com staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Read 0 comments
 
comments powered by Disqus
About this blog
Pattison Ave. offers an eclectic mix of news and nuggets about Philadelphia sports and beyond. Live chats, analysis, random thoughts, viral videos, odds and ends -- you'll find it all here.

Jonathan Tannenwald Sports Producer
Jerry Gaul Sports Producer
Vaughn Johnson Sports Producer
Justin Klugh Sports Producer
Andrew Albert Sports Producer
Ryan Venezia Sports Producer
Rob Tornoe Sports Cartoonist
Latest Videos:
Also on Philly.com:
letter icon Newsletter