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Michael Sam

REALITY SHOW ON HOLD

After Realizing It Pissed Off the Rams

5/16/2014 5:35 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Michael Sam's reality show is officially "on hold" -- after the linebacker's agent met with the Rams and realized it's a huge distraction that could seriously jeopardize his chances of making the team.

DUUUUHHHHHHHHH.

Of course, Sam struck a deal to star in a docu-drama for Oprah's OWN Network about his journey to the NFL as the league's first openly gay player. 

The NFL reportedly knew about the show, but when the Rams drafted Sam -- they had no idea -- and everyone on the planet knew the team would view the show as an unwanted "distraction."

Everyone ... except Sam. 

But today, Sam's agent met with team honchos ... and it's clear they spelled it out for him -- it's in Sam's best interest to get rid of the cameras or else he could be looking for a new job. 

Sam's agent released a statement saying, "After today’s meeting with the Rams, we collectively feel it is best to postpone the project. This will allow for Michael to have a total focus on football, and will ensure no distractions to his teammates."

"Everybody involved remains committed to this project and understands its historical importance as well as its positive message." For more sports stories, check out tmzsports.com!
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1.

bkblueknight    

hes bringing cameras with him everywhere he goes? ok i initally supported the guy, but now i realize hes just a famewhore.

127 days ago
2.

spock    

more kissy kissy with his little twinkletoes butt buddy?

127 days ago
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Skit    

So what was the show going to be about? Hime going to gay bars and getting plowed by other men? Who wants to see that crap?

127 days ago
4.

DirkDiggler    

Gay or not, rookies can't bring all that to camp.

127 days ago
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zombie    

Why is this news that an NFL player is gay? Is the focus no longer on the sport and solely on a players sexuity? I don't give two fvcks if he is gay but I do care if his head is on his job and not being a damn famewhore. The Rams need a player who contributes to the TEAM not someone who contributes only to himself.

127 days ago
6.

Na.na.na.na Booboo.....stick ya head in doodoo    

Not even remotely attractive....so what's the big deal again?!

127 days ago
7.

Chris    

Michael Sam is gay. Whatever. We live in a free country. Nobody wants to hear about his sex life though. That's a private matter that should be kept private. If Jadeveon Clowney came out and said he prefers white women with blonde hair, the country would be in an uproar. Just shut up and play football. TMI...

127 days ago
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Skit    

Pretty sure he got to the NFL the same way all the other players did. No need for a whole story about him just because hes gay. Nothing special about him other than his ability to make the other players uncomfortable in the showers

127 days ago
9.

Astrogenotype    

Now he's being gay

127 days ago
10.

white grabbing    

The devils high fivin. The adam an steve show

127 days ago
11.

David     

Hollywood praises dysfunctionality. Why is this unattractive guy so popular? Just because he's gay? Why is he interjecting his abnormal sexuality into the NFL????? Are all NFL players turning gay now?

127 days ago
12.

Paul    

Go back in the closet...

127 days ago
13.

H8Kardash    

Funny how he never wanted it to be about him being gay.. He wanted everyone to focus on him playing football.. But now all of a sudden he sees being a gay football player is getting him places, hes all for exposing it.

127 days ago
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bring back recent posts    

Oprah can afford these not well thought out ideas . Reality tv def sells to the consumer, 3 times a charm!

127 days ago
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thoiviet.com.vn    

great

127 days ago
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