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In light of his emotional interview, Miller urged his followers to go easy on the interviewer.
High-profile interviews often require lots of preparation, pre-approved questions, editing, etc. So when six-time Winter Olympic skiing medalist Bode Miller broke down on camera, after a series of personal questions, the media storm was guaranteed. Miller was doing an interview with NBC’s Christine Cooper about his Olympic success, when the conversation turned to his late brother. After being asked several questions along that line, the athlete was visibly upset. This prompted some folks on Twitter to lash out against Cooper for pressing on with the interview despite Miller’s obvious discomfort.
Fans have rallied in support of Miller and against Christine Cooper.
In a display of unusual familiarity, Cooper actually put her arm on Miller to comfort him during this "interview," something that obliterates whatever alleged boundaries exist between the Olympic athletes and these sports-centric experts hired to offer insight. After the twitter storm has already started brewing, Miller himself stepped in to call off his angry supporters, tweeting several messages in defense of his interviewer.
Shouldn't we just go easy on Christin Cooper? Bode Miller says so.
The internet exploded into a ball of molten indignation on Sunday night (February 16, 2014) after NBC interviewer Christin Cooper pushed skier Bode Miller so far on his late brother Chelone that the famously hard-skinned Olympian broke down in tears.
Bode Miller At The Barnstable Brown Gala
Miller had just won a historic bronze medal in the men's super-G and was clearly emotional - Chelone died of an apparent seizure last April and was clearly in the skiers thoughts. Cooper was a little too persistent with her probing, though it's likely that her NBC producers - always keen on a teary back story - were happy with her line of questioning.
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The 21st ESPY Awards were held last night. Winners included LeBron James, Serena Williams, Michael Phelps and The Miami Heat. A number of celebrities from outside the sporting world made an appearance, such as Selena Gomez and Paula Patton.
The 2013 ESPY Awards (short for Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award) were held last night. They were held on Wednesday 17th July at the Nokia Theater in L.A. The ESPYs is an ESPN network award ceremony, intended to recognise the achievements of an individual athletic or team from the world of sport. The guest list was not limited to celebrities from the world of sport as many actors and musicians attended.
Maria Sharapova arriving at the ESPY Awards.
Tennis player Maria Sharapova presented awards alongside Robin Thicke's wife, actress Paula Patton. Selena Gomez also attended, stunning the crowd gathered outside the theatre, in an embellished scarlet dress.