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Michael Sam Reality Show is a No Go

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We previously reported that Oprah’s OWN had picked up a reality series featuring Michael Sam of the St. Louis Rams.  Michael first came to light when he opened up about his sexuality, making him the first openly gay football player.

Well apparently The Rams weren’t too thrilled about the project and after meetings with OWN the reality show has been postponed indefinitely.

The president of OWN released the following statement,

“After careful consideration and discussion with the St. Louis Rams, “The Untitled Michael Sam Project” has been postponed, allowing Michael the best opportunity to achieve his dream of making the team.” Source

Michael is already ‘special’ and will be highly scrutinized.  I’m sure that a reality show would only increase the hype surrounding him.  And the organization wouldn’t want to increase any additional tension between him and his teammates. AT least, that’s why I’m thinking they did this.

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Lo Brewer is a graduate of Rutgers University, where she received a BA for her major in Journalism & Media Studies. She started her career in ad sales and corporate training and worked in media for over a decade at Viacom and Fox Networks. But in 2015, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career that revolved around her two greatest passions, writing and crafting. Soon she was writing for several websites as an entertainment, fashion and music expert. She also launched a small business creating felt crafts and Ankara clothing and home goods through Etsy. Lo is a Jersey Girl (in a Cali world), a self-professed pop culture idiot savant, a homebody, a hardcore crafter, a lover of all things retro & vintage, a thrift shopoholic, and an all-around silly MF. In addition to being a celebriologist and DIY demon, she is also a novelist. Her first, The Semester, was published in 2013. She hopes to publish her second book, The Apartment, in the upcoming year.