Tweets on sexual harassment cost Jose Canseco broadcasting job

Annette Crawford
December 13, 2017

Jose Canseco is a special type of human being, and not in a good way.

After the Athletics' statement, Canseco told the San Francisco Chronicle the tweets were "riddles" and suggestion everyone pay attention to Donald Trump instead.

So we shouldn't be particularly surprised that Canseco has ridiculous and offensive opinions about sexual misconduct, which he shared Tuesday on Twitter.

According to the San Francisco Chronicle, NBC Sports California typically finalizes its Major League Baseball analysts' contracts in January but made it clear that Canseco won't be back though previously he had been expected to be part of the studio crew for the 2018 season.

Jose Canseco, the former Major League Baseball outfielder and admitted user of performance-enhancing drugs, has taken to Twitter to declare that he's "been beaten by women" in the past and is questioning why women are coming forward to "complain" about molestation.

Canseco unleashed a series of tweets on the topic, starting with "What is going on with all these politicians molesting women I've been molested by several women and never complained". However, Canseco made it clear that he's been "molested" by many women, but didn't really mind because it was "kind of a turn-on". The cable outlet issued a statement pointing out that Canseco's agreement had ended with the baseball season and "we certainly don't agree with his comments". He was named Rookie of the Year in 1986 and AL MVP two years later. Therefore, the Athletics felt the need Tuesday to issue a statement saying they were "disappointed" with Canseco's statement while emphasizing that the former outfielder does not work for the team. In statement via Twitter, the organization said Canseco's comments "were disappointing", adding that he was no longer an employee and "his statements do not reflect the values of our organization".

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