Former NFL star Shannon Sharpe has lately garnered important consideration for his “Membership Shay Shay” podcast, significantly from its controversial interviews that includes notable figures equivalent to Katt Williams, Cedric the Entertainer, and Mo’Nique.
Whereas followers are normally forgiving of his softball interview model, Sharpe is now being slammed for a way he addressed the newest visitor on his “Nightcap” podcast alongside co-host Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson.
The episode was shot in entrance of a dwell viewers in Las Vegas on Thursday, Feb. 8, forward of Tremendous Bowl weekend, and featured particular visitor Saweetie.
Simply because the “My Kind” singer sat down and addressed the room, Sharpe mentioned into the mic, “After I bought the memo earlier right now speaking about Saweetie, I’m like, ‘Saweetie? Saweetie?’ I imply, like, , I hate to say this, [but] I mentioned, ‘The one which used so far Quavo?’”
Instantly the air was sucked out of the room, as his visitor mentioned, “That’s all I bought?”
Saweetie has achieved appreciable success. Prior to now 5 years, she has negotiated important offers with McDonald’s, Tinder, Calvin Klein, Amazon, Champion Attire, MAC Cosmetics, Rue21, and even the NFL. She’s additionally been tapped by vogue model True Faith to star of their Spring 2024 marketing campaign.
In 2023, the USC graduate partnered with the NFL and a online game firm, Roblox, for a particular in-game live performance in Rhythm Metropolis, an official Warner Music Group map created for the Tremendous Bowl.
Saweetie additionally touts a number of hits which are licensed platinum or greater, together with her 2017 multi-platinum debut single “Icy Lady,” her 2019 double-platinum single “My Kind,” and her 2020 platinum hit “Faucet In.”
Nonetheless, Sharpe’s solely protection for figuring out her by her previous love was, “I needed to ensure it was you.”
Followers didn’t like that one bit.
“Saweetie ought to’ve advised Shannon Sharpe that she’s the rap queen of name endorsements as she’s one of many prime feminine rappers who’ve gotten main model offers prior to now 5 years. And that’s all with out Quavo,” one individual tweeted.
Followers have been principally upset that Sharpe was so ill-prepared for his interview along with her, saying it confirmed an absence of respect.
“Respect to Shannon Sharpe for being ready for his Mo’Nique interview, however he ought to have given Saweetie the identical respect & curiosity,” one individual wrote. “San Francisco 49ers collaborated w/ her & P-Lo to drop their official playoff anthem ‘Do It For The Bay’.. that ought to’ve been the spotlight of the dialog.”
Respect to Shannon Sharpe for being ready for his Monique interview, however he ought to have given Saweetie the identical respect & curosity.
San Francisco 49ers collaborated w/ her & P-Lo to drop their official playoff anthem ‘Do It For The Bay’.. that ought to’ve been the spotlight…
— Karen Civil (@KarenCivil) February 9, 2024
“I don’t just like the questions Shannon Sharpe was asking Saweetie. It was simply previous, messy s—t,” an X person wrote. “She has her personal profession. Why maintain asking her about males? They by no means do males like this.”
A technique that the rapper may present that she was good with out her Migos ex-boyfriend was how she curved a query concerning the luxurious automobile he gifted her after which allowed to be repossessed. He requested her how she may go away him after getting such a present — and basically, did she need to give it again?
“I didn’t wanna do away with the reward,” she mentioned with a sleek smile. “Now you know what occurred. Evidently, I purchased myself the massive Cullinan Rolls-Royce, so it don’t even matter.”
Many followers applauded her for not folding and shedding her cool.
A viewer added, “I don’t like how @ShannonSharpe got here at Saweetie on that interview, very poorly ready. However glad she made it’s identified she good w/ or w/o man.”
Saweetie is presently in Las Vegas having fun with the Tremendous Bowl for each enterprise and leisure. Whereas she continues to guide appearances and interviews, the Bay Space native can also be rooting for the San Francisco 49ers, the crew her grandfather, Willie Harper, performed for from 1973 – 1983, successful a Tremendous Bowl championship in his 1981 season.