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Not a good look for Matthew Stafford!

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by 4everaGator, Feb 17, 2022.

  1. 4everaGator

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    Watches as a photographer falls from the stage and immediately turns around as if to say "Whatever!" Truly unbelievable lack of compassion for another human being!
     
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  2. antny1

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    He's paying her medical expenses but not sure how you walk away from that.
     
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  3. Claygator

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    Uhhh.. why is he paying medical expenses for her? He had nothing to do with her fall. That fall was on her, and if anyone else, most certainly not on him.

    But I agree if he saw her fall, and walked away, not cool.
     
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  4. antny1

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    I mean he is probably trying to save face since he walked away and it happened during a Super Bowl celebration. He's certainly not obligated and I wonder if he would have if he had shown ANY care or compassion when it happened.
     
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  5. GatorChoice

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    She fractured her spine in the fall. This is similar to people standing around recording heinous acts with their phones instead of doing something about it. It's our society now. Yay.
     
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  6. exiledgator

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    On one hand, it's incredibly callous at best.

    On the other hand, I'm not ridiculously famous, worth 100 million, nor have I lived my entire adult life carefully avoiding peoples lame litigious attempts upon me.

    Not that the latter excuses the former, but cool was probably also drunk....
     
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  7. demosthenes

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    Wow, he just “noped” out of there. Kind of funny if not for the height of that stage and it caused her injury to her back.

    I get not helping (common human reaction) but he barely noted any interest to an atypical event. The lady in blue ran over to apparently gawk which is a more normal reaction.
     
  8. rj_gator

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    I think he's squeamish and was afraid to look after the lady fell off the stage. He knew it would be bad.
     
  9. nawlinsgator

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    He should have had the decency to gawk. I would have gawked.
     
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    His wife seemed to give a crap at least, and the only reason expenses are being paid is because this was caught on video and he's trying to save face.
     
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  11. KronoGator

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    She was taking a picture that he and his wife requested.
     
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    Says tweet don't exist anymore.
     
  13. 96Gatorcise

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    Walking away looks bad but what did you expect him to do?

    He is a QB not a doctor. The best he could have done is say ' hey you ok? Need help?' I'm sure he will be sued. It's California after all, they will find him liable because he asked for a picture.
     
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  14. 96Gatorcise

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    If she is a freelancer she should be carrying insurance. If she was there as an employee she should be covered under workers comp.
     
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    That’s one good thing about Cali, everyone has workerscomp. Many workers in Florida, myself included, have workers comp exemptions. We carry four mil in liability to protect anyone we do work for, but if we get hurt, it’s all on us.
     
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    Oh I dunno...maybe at least check and see if the person who was doing him a favor he requested wasn't dead?
     
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  17. apkgator

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    Ummm, call for help? Check and see what her condition is? Be a reasonably decent human being?
     
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    The Rams are paying for her medical expenses.
     
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    I wasn’t there, I haven’t seen the video and I don’t know how long whatever video evidence there is lasts. By that I mean is this a snapshot or is it a long-over 5 minutes video? I have no idea if Stafford is a drinker but if he was toasted maybe he wasn’t quite processing what he saw. Maybe some of you all know the whole story- as for me I will refrain from a quick to judge response.
    Edit: I mean I hate Uga but I won’t go that far
     
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  20. 96Gatorcise

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    I don't disagree but we don't know all what happened after the video stopped. I haven't seen any stories that give any more details about his reaction.

    He could have headed to the stairs and back over to her to check on her. No one has said anything. Everyone is just focusing on him turning and walking away.
     
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