Cam Newton wasn’t so chatty after losing the Super Bowl on Sunday night, walking away from the podium before his postgame press conference had concluded.
That was after a series of mostly one-word answers by the Panthers quarterback, who clearly did not want to be talking to the media after his worst performance of the season on the biggest stage.
The 24-10 loss in Super Bowl 50 was certainly not a good look for Newton, but walking off wasn’t a great idea, either. But if you thought that was bad, wait until you hear this joke by Conan O’Brien about Newton’s antics.
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"Cam Newton. More like Fig Newton," O’Brien said on his Monday night show on TBS.
Well, needless to say that joke didn’t go over well. The late-night star then held his own post-joke press conference, and channeled his inner Newton.
"Tried to do a joke and it didn’t work," O’Brien quipped.