Sunday Night Football broadcaster Al Michaels is under fire for his joke that made light of the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct allegations during Sunday’s game between the Denver Broncos and New York Giants.
Michaels said on air that the Giants, previously winless before Sunday’s 23-10 win over the Broncos, were having a worse week than Weinstein. Over the past two weeks, countless women have come forward accusing the producer of sexual assault.
Michaels later apologized on the broadcast.
“Sorry I made a reference earlier before,” Michaels said. “I tried to be a little flip about somebody obviously very much in the news all over the country. It was not meant in that manner. So, my apologies. And we’ll just leave it at that.”
Michaels’ comment can be heard below: