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The Trashiest Social Media Posts from Pro Athletes

Updated June 14, 2019 13.0k votes 1.6k voters 141.4k views27 items

No doubt that one of the cool perks of the social media age is the ability to connect with and follow your favorite celebrities and professional athletes. But as some professional sports players have discovered (the hard way), the ability to voice your opinions to thousands or even millions of fans can go incredibly wrong, incredibly quickly. The following trashy athlete posts are exactly that. These posts went way wrong, way quickly.

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    50 Shades of Fail

    Photo: Joshua Sale / via Facebook

    Back in 2013, the Tampa Bay Rays minor league player inspired more than a handful of cringes when sharing his thoughts on gratitude-worthy behavior.

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    Hulk Hogan Retweets a Super Sexist Tweet About His Own Daughter

    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY

    Read before you retweet, Hulkster.

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    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY

    Yes. Really. 

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    When Your Apology Tweet Is as Bad as the Original

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    University of Oklahoma player Jaz Reynolds earned a permanent suspension for these remarks on his Twitter account the day after a gunman shot himself at the University of Texas library.

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