Jenn Sterger takes funny, but cheap shot at Brett Favre

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This past weekend was the Brett Favre Legends Game at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison. (You know the exhibition flag football game that the Green Bay Packers wouldn’t let the Ole Gunslinger have at Lambeau, with the lamest excuse ever given as rationale). What was much more Favre newsworthy this past week however was a Tweet from Jenn Sterger

The 1-woman media circus who exposed the former Packers/Vikings/Jets QB in 2010 won ESPYs night, at least on Twitter, with this offering.

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Jenn Sterger to FINALLY Discuss Brett Favre Sexting Saga Publicly

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The time has come for one of the biggest media sensations of 2010. The Jenn Sterger-Deadspin-Brett Favre sexting saga will rekindle itself in the NFL consciousness as Sterger, the former New York Jets in stadium hostess will go public with her side of the story.

It was very difficult to not type “pubic” in that previous sentence where I wrote “public.” An honest mistake given that the subject matter is dong pictures of the former Jets, Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers QB. This exclusive will be the first time she’s talked since the scandal broke.

By Paul M. Banks

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Jenn Sterger Making Public Appearance in Chicago Friday Night

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Rejoice Second City denizens, a woman who first became famous for her two silicone best friends, and then later legitimately famous for becoming a geriatric NFL quarterback’s object of lust, is making a public appearance here in Chicago during the height of college basketball hysteria.

Jenn Sterger, the “surger” of web traffic for sports blogs everywhere canceled her public appearance in The Chi a couple months ago, due to that whole Brett Favre sexting saga- you might have heard a thing or two about it. However, on Friday she’s making one of her first major public appearances since that story that wouldn’t die.

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Jenn Sterger Sexting Saga: Story that Possibly Dies Today?

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So the day after the New York Jets got utterly destroyed by their bitterest of division rivals, the New England Patriots, more negative publicity surrounding the Jets organization. The supposed workplace filled with sexual harassment news complements the incompetence they showed playing football in Foxborough, Massachusetts last night during the NFL’s marquee regular season game.

Despite the story breaking in October, (well actually breaking in August, just no one paid attention to Deadspin’s story back then, dispute Deadspin being a very high traffic blog owned by Gawker Media) the Jenn Sterger-Brett Favre-Sexting Saga still rolls on strong. In case you forgot, here’s a quick refresher.

And now today, according to TMZ.com:

Favre could get word any day now about potential punishment for allegedly sending Jenn Sterger photos of his penis while he was with the New York Jets … and she was working as the team’s stadium host.

Sterger’s manager, Phil Reese, believes she “provided extensive evidence that irrefutably proves there was harassment” — and adds, “No matter what happens Jenn has all legal remedies, including going public … if the NFL doesn’t clear her name.”

By Paul M. Banks

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Jenn Sterger Finally Meets with NFL Regarding Favre Situation

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Well, FINALLY! It’s about time former New York Jets sideline host Jenn Sterger met with the NFL to discuss the sexting “scandal” of Minnesota Vikings QB Brett Favre. You remember that story, correct?

It broke well over a month ago. Actually, the story that ignited a media firestorm truly broke back in August, but the mainstream media was just too snooty to report on something published on a “blog” back then.

But we live in a Brave New World today, and Deadspin sort of played the role of Woodward and Bernstein (in a sports blog sense) on this one. And a lot has happened to Sterger during her time outside the limelight. She lost both her gig (her show on Versus, “The Daily Line” was canceled) and her title as Crown Princess of NFL Trashiness. Cowboys Stadium Lap Dance Girl (see video here) has supplanted her. At least in my humble little opinion.

By Paul M. Banks

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Jenn Sterger’s TV Show CANCELLED

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Jenn Sterger currently finds herself in the middle of a highly publicized NFL investigation regarding her back and forth texting relationship with Brett Favre. Hopefully, that matter will end soon. But despite all the press, Sterger’s star is not rising. Certainly not enough to help her now canceled television show “The Daily Line” on Versus.

At first, I thought TDL had potential. It was the first sports talking head show to actually feature bloggers and gear content towards them. Sterger’s bit on the show was even called “Jenny from the Blogs.” But then the program’s format strayed away from the internet, and ratings suffered.

TDL  reached out to sports blogs and invited them to send questions in to the show’s four panelists, and they would answer them in video. The Sports Bank was one of those blogs, and you can watch that Q & A here.  Three of the four  panelists answered their questions. (Take a big guess which one personality did not!)

I,  like most sports fans, quickly grew tired of the show, ratings suffered and it got axed.

So, what will the future hold for Sterger?

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Predictions on How Favre-Sterger Sexting Scandal Will End

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About 3-4 days ago, the NFL said they were in the midst of their investigation into Brett Favre’s alleged sexting of Jenn Sterger, and that they would have a ruling on the Minnesota Vikings QB in 7-10 days. Therefore, as of Thursday October 28th, the sports media story of the year (originally broken by Deadspin, NOT ESPN) will all be over with, and we’ll have closure.

At “press time,” Sterger was considering offers of financial consideration in exchange for her silence. Favre admits to phoning Sterger and asking her to come over, and nothing more as of yet. Deanna Favre is saying nothing except that she has faith, and the New York Jets massage therapists are nowhere to be found.

So here’s how I think it’ll play out. And for those of you that bet on sport, please take these predictions with a grain of salt. Actually take them with a whole truckload of salt:

By Paul M. Banks

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Favre Wrangler Parody Video: SNL Actually Does Something Funny!

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For years, I’ve said that Saturday Night Live has been show executed like the jokes were written by and geared towards 13-year-old girls. Nothing against the Hannah Montana worshiping set, but SNL has been so unfunny and dull for so long…unless it was a music video with Andy Samberg. His compilation with Justin Timberlake pretty much owned the internet in December 2006.

Likewise in 2008, when Samberg teamed up with Jorma Taccone.

And with their take on the current Sterger-Sexting-Favre scandal, SNL once again rmeinds us that they have this penis humor thing down pat.

Ever wonder why Wrangler keeps running those ads of the Minnesota Vikings QB non-stop? The blue-jeans company might reconsider how ridiculous they look after seeing this.

Btw, supposedly Jenn Sterger‘s agent has claimed they’ll take hush money, and Favre has admitted to phoning her, but not pics. So the matter should get more definitive this week, and the NFL is hoping it’s all resolved within 7-10 days.

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BREAKING: Brett Favre Attempted to Contact Jenn Sterger Last Year

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Like I said a week ago, the Jenn StergerBrett Favre NFL investigation into the sexting scandal is just getting warmed up. Usually, we as a nation lose interest in any story in about 7-10 days, but it appears this one is going to go all Tiger Woods on us. If you’re sick of it, well dig in because it’s going to outlast the usual media cycle.

If you’re a Minnesota Vikings fan, brace yourself, because the distractions are only just getting started.

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Deanna Favre Speaks, but Mostly Silent on Sexting Scandal

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Some have referred to Jenn Sterger as the victim in the Brett Favre alleged sexting scandal, and to some extent that’s true. No one wants to be harassed/the recipient of unwanted creepiness, but the real victim here is actually Brett Favre’s wife Deanna. This must be a very difficult time for her as the embarrassment she’s probably feeling must be beyond belief.

Deanna Favre was interviewed today on “Good Morning America” about a book she co-authored with Shane Stanford titled “The Cure for the Chronic Life,” which is about getting past hard times and patterns of unhealthy behavior.

Deanna has admitted publicly in recent years that she’s well aware of Favre’s cheating, and once threatened to leave him because of it. (And yes, it made me queasy just now to link out to a Rupert Murdoch owned publication. I’ll need to shower four times today to clean that filth off!)

By Paul M. Banks

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Favre Sexual Harassment Scandal Going all the Way to the top?

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It appears that Jenn Sterger was just the tip of the iceberg. If you’re getting sick of hearing about Sterger, Minnesota Vikings QB Brett Favre, Deadspin, sexting etc. well that’s just too bad, because we’re (to quote Al Pacino in “Scent of a Woman”) “just getting warmed up.”

Today, the media is buzzing about the fact that two more independent contractors hired by the New York Jets, a pair of massage therapists, saved the voicemail evidence that will damn Favre, and may be willing to come forward with it.

In other words, the NFL already has a Ben Roethlisberger type situation on their hands, but it could blow up into a full-fledged Tiger Woods. As we learned with Woods, once a couple of women come out of the woodwork, many others can quickly soon follow.

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Favre-Sterger Sexting Scandal Achieves Mainstream Media Coverage

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I really wasn’t sure if the Brett Favre-Jenn Sterger sexting scandal would get picked up the mainstream media. Sure, it’s plenty newsworthy, but given what I know of the sports promotional firm known as ESPN, and the horrible precedent they set within the industry, I figured the MSM might drop the ball once again. I thought it could be the sports media equivalent of the news media handling the run-up to the Iraq war.

Remember that? In 2002-03, the media establishment’s coverage of the upcoming Iraq invasion might be summed by this sentence:

“Everything Bush/Cheney/Condi/Rummy says is 100% right, never to be questioned, and if you don’t want to go to war this exact second you are a terrorist/communist/nazi/spineless pansy.”

And since the Minnesota Vikings QB is the closest thing we have to a sacrosanct omnipotent being in the NFL/sports, I was worried it would happen again.

Glad I’m wrong.

By Paul M. Banks

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