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Pissed at ESPN --

I Did NOTHING Wrong By Ogling Miss Alabama!!!

1/16/2013 4:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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BCS announcer Brent Musburger stands by the fire in his 73-year-old loins -- telling TMZ, he's NOT SORRY for showering Miss Alabama USA Katherine Webb with compliments during the big game between Alabama and Notre Dame ... because he didn't do anything wrong.

Musburger was arriving at the airport in Palm Beach, Florida Tuesday when we asked if he thinks his comments about QB A.J. McCarron's GF were inappropriate -- and Musburger made it clear ... the answer is NO.

In fact, it was pretty obvious Brent has a beef with ESPN for issuing an apology for the whole thing -- but he still issued a pretty politically correct statement about the Worldwide Leader. 

"Individuals say what individuals say. And corporations do what corporations do," Musburger said ... adding, "Obviously, they felt it was the right thing for them to do."

In case you missed the broadcast last week -- Musburger unleashed a barrage of compliments at Webb when the camera cut to her in the stands, ogling her for a good 30 seconds ... and calling her "beautiful" and "lovely" ... comments people criticized as "creepy."

In Brent's defense ... she's really, really hot.

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jim    

Speaking as an "older man" (that sounds so much better than "old man"...), I can totally relate to Musberger's response. Your eyes don't age, unfortunately, and a beautiful 25 year old woman is just as beautiful to a man when he is 50 as when he was 25. I do find it a bit sexist, though, to refer to his response as creepy. If you reverse the sex in this scenario - an aging woman commenting on how handsome a young man might be - it would probably illicit comments of "cute" rather than "creepy". But, for God's sake, people, this woman is almost supernaturally gorgeous! How could a man of any age look at that face and not comment?? I'm not as old as Musberger, but I can certainly relate to his reaction.

457 days ago
17.

JFO    

I'm a woman and I was watching the game ... dreadful finish for Notre Dame ... what a tragedy ... but I heard everything Brent said. It was fine; it wasn't salacious or derogatory. He was merely pointing out the obvious and if the young lady wasn't offended, why should anyone else be. Lighten up, people!

457 days ago
18.

STFUP    

Continuing to have these stupid beauty pageants that just objectify women and then whining about it when a man takes notice and showers one of them with compliments?
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Can you say HYPOCRITICAL!?

457 days ago
19.

BB not bb    

Maybe the problem is being brought up because her boyfriend is offended. Brett made it sound like it is open season on this woman, all you have to do is be good at throwing around a football. Then he was going ooh aaah, like he was cheering men on to lust after her and aspire to get her.


Maybe he was supposed to just ramble on about who she is and what she was doing there and not act like he was infatuated with looking at her.

457 days ago
20.

LISA    

Who would be offended over that? I heard she took it as a compliment. Pamela Anderson was discovered in a similiar scenario. People need to lighten up and not be so politically correct all the time. Life is short - laugh more and worry less!

457 days ago
21.

anony    

He's right. The director/producer didn't have to keep putting up shots of her. That was their choice. Mussburger had to keep a game interesting that was over in the second quarter.

457 days ago
22.

YO71    

Who are the nutbars that are critcizing him?
You mean it's not OK to call a woman beautiful or stunning?
Can't call a man handsome either i guess.
Wow.!!
anyone who thinks this needs therapy

457 days ago
23.

YO71    

Im sure most women would love to be called gorgeous or pretty or beautiful. And a man would love handsome.
Otherwise lets just not comb our hair or put makeup or brush our teeth.
Wow
Come on!!

457 days ago
24.

Harlo    

No he didn't do anything "wrong" but the whole world is creeped out by dirty old men like him.

457 days ago
25.

Louise    

"Beautiful and lovely" sounds a heck of alot better than "hot", which seems totally sexual.

457 days ago
26.

YO71    

whats the cut off age for commenting on beautiful women and whats the lowest age you can say that about?
He didnt say it in a creepy perverted way, it was a clean compliment in my opinion

457 days ago
27.

david    

she is hot...whats the big deal

457 days ago
28.

Truth    

DUDE HAS BEEN AROUND FOR DECADES. NO 1 CURR!!!! ...AND HE'S RIGHT. ALL THESE POLITICALLY CORRECT DOUCHE BAGS TRYING TO MONOPOLIZE WHAT PEEPS CAN AND CANT SAY ON LIVE TV TO SUIT THEIR DAMN AGENDA. MAN, IF HE SAID THAT 20YRS AGO NO ONE WOULD GIVE A F*CK. #TRUTH!!

457 days ago
29.

spokenword    

All he said was how pretty she was. I think the rest of us were thinking dirtier things.

457 days ago
30.

Lucy    

And Mrs. Musburger and the rest of his family? Are they proud daddy is publicly sizing up the women in the audience when he's at work?

457 days ago
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