After 18 months of denials, Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs. Braun received a lengthy suspension and is using his free time to personally call fans and offer his apologies, the team said Friday. “It was his idea,” said Rick Schlesinger, the Brewers’ chief operating officer. “He came to us and said he […]
Who could possibly pull the media spotlight away from Let-Us-Deal-With-This-Privately-Anthony-Weiner who is running for Mayor of New York City? It’s the self-destructing sitting mayor of San Diego, Bob Filner. Seven women have come forward accusing San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of what has been described as “truly reprehensible” behavior including groping and sexually charged remarks. Mayor […]
A Quick Recap: Deen was deposed in connection with a sexual harassment lawsuit that was filed against her and her brother, Earl “Bubba” Hiers, by a former employee who claims, among other things, that her employers used language in her presence that could be deemed racist. In her testimony, the 133-page transcript of which was […]
My analysis is featured in article that just appeared in the Greensboro, NC News and Record newspaper. The topic was the sport story about Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia’s apology to legendary golfer Tiger Woods. What had Garcia said to offend Woods? Garcia was asked last week if he would invite Tiger Woods for dinner during the upcoming […]
J.C. Penney launched a 30-second apology advertisement. This is rare. I give them credit for offering a mea culpa. However, they have much more work to do going forward. Our research showed that in order to convey sincerity to all types of listeners, public apologies should include these 5 parts: 1. Expressing regret- Saying “I’m […]
Actress Reese Witherspoon gave a lame apology for her recent drunken spat with police. Late Sunday night, the Academy Award-winning actress and he husband were arrested. Witherspoon released this apology through her Los Angeles-based spokeswoman, Meredith O’Sullivan Wasson: “Out of respect for the ongoing legal situation, I cannot comment on everything that is being reported […]
Justin Bieber Apologizes For Pot Smoking Photos During ‘SNL’ Sketch. My thoughts: This is unusual. Bieber was in character and apologized through his skit. Cute idea? Partial credit for his apology? Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/justin-bieber-apologizes-for-smoking-weed-in-snl-sketch-2013-2#ixzz2OkCDMDya http://ow.ly/jsDtv.