By Maurice Bobb
Michael Sam’s docu-series has strictly been sacked.
Just dual days after Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network suggested a devise to film a NFL’s initial plainly happy player’s tour as he tries to make a St. Louis Rams’ final roster, OWN and Sam’s illustration announced Friday (May 16) that a array has been postponed.
Critics and sports pundits voiced doubts that a defensive end’s mind would be focused on football with camera crews following his each move, so a preference was done to list a show.
“After clever care and contention with a St. Louis Rams, a untitled Michael Sam plan has been postponed, permitting Michael a best event to grasp his dream of creation a team,” pronounced Erik Logan, boss of OWN. “OWN is about elevating and lenient people to grasp their best. It’s transparent that we, along with a world, commend a critical event that Michael now has in this moment. We will continue to support him in his tour to acquire a mark personification for a Rams.”
The former SEC Co-Defensive Player of a Year’s agent, Cameron Weiss, concluded that it was in his client’s best seductiveness to diminish bringing his “deeply personal” story to a tiny screen, for now.
“After today’s assembly with a Rams, we collectively feel it is best to postpone a project,” pronounced Weiss. “This will concede for Michael to have a sum concentration on football and will safeguard no distractions to his teammates. Everybody concerned stays committed to this plan and understands a chronological significance as good as a certain message.”
No word on when/if a plan will be revisited.