Thursday, April 25, 2013


Karen Thomson of the Canadian station Team 1040 radio asked Keith about a questionable call in which the Chicago defenseman slashed the Canuck's goal scorer Daniel Sedin with no immediately resulting penalty. Keith then turned the conversation gender-specific, mockingly telling Thomson, "Maybe we should get you as a ref maybe, hey?" Thomson slotted a quick response before Keith came back with another dig: “First female referee. Can’t probably play either, right? But you’re thinking the game, like you know it?" Keith then left the interview with an abrupt, "See ya.” Sadly, Thomson is hardly the first reporter to face sexist reactions: An entire Tumblr dedicated to the sexism female reporters have to deal with made rounds on the web earlier in February.
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