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Reporters Attack Erin Andrews For DWTS!

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Although she's been doing well on the show, ESPN reporter Erin Andrews has been getting shiz from her colleagues for appearing on Dancing With the Stars.

She's been romantically linked with her dancing partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy (she denies it!) and even testified against that freak who secretly taped her nude in three hotel rooms.

We just wonder why she's taking all the heat!

A fellow female sports reporter said that Erin is "made a fool out of herself and a sham of her profession" by appearing on the show.

Toronto Star reporter Rosie DiManno wrote:

"I want to grab Andrews by the shoulders and shout: 'What are you thinking, woman?!'

I'm appalled by the damage she is doing to her profession and her own reputation as a journalist — a term albeit used lightly in the realm of sports.

Andrews — daughter of an investigative TV reporter in Tampa — is no bimbo, though her sideline features are more popcorn than insightful. But this 'DWTS' is colossally unwise.

But Erin doesn't understand the criticism - and neither do we!

"I'm not sure what damage I created for myself," said Andrews. "What am I doing to be a bimbo? I don't understand what I'm doing wrong."

It could be WAY worse!

"People say, 'How do you expect to be taken seriously?'" she continued. "I'm basically killing myself to not embarrass myself. I've been in the top three in scoring each week, behind an athlete and a professional dancer and singer."

At least she's not Kate Gosselin!

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53 comments to “Reporters Attack Erin Andrews For DWTS!”

  1. 1

    Rosie DiManno is a jealous cow.

  2. 2

    Erin keep your head up!! These people are just jealous obviously!! Remember God has you were he wants you and you can only go up from here! Do not listen to the people who just want to bring you down!

  3. 3

    people need to fuck off seriously

  4. 4

    I don't see a problem with her involvement with DWTS……however, all the flirting she does with her partner during interviews, etc. is embarrassing.

  5. 5

    Truthfully, I never liked her before DWTS. She seemed annoying, however, the show has real showcased her personality and I really like her now!

  6. 6

    I'm from Toronto and Rosie DiManno is a well known idiot here. I had never seen Eric before DWTS and I just love her. Rosie needs to shut up.

  7. 7

    Jealously talking!!! Pretty, classy & talented!!!!!!

  8. 8

    Erin, you are doing great. And I think you are actually putting your profession in a positive light for being a great role model to many girls and women out there. You fight in the face of adversity. Keep up the great work and ignore what people like Rosie say. Sounds to me like sour grapes.

    Good luck tonight.

  9. 9

    this is just horrible I hope she pulls through this.

  10. 10

    listen, as a Vancouverite let me tell you all something about Toronto sports media, respectable sports minds in TO are very few and far between, if it's not happening in toronto or somewhere that directly affects a toronto sports team it doesn't matter to them, once in awhile they come out with gems like rosie has done here where they talk about something they know nothing about and create a shit storm of nothing really just because they're bored…

  11. 11

    Poor girl omg… Come on.

  12. 12

    WOW sounds as though someone is VERY jealous!!!!

  13. chlyn says – reply to this


    DWTS is just for fun. It's all about celebrities doing something outside the box. (I'm talking to you, Kenny C.) Why can't a sportscaster have fun dancing competitively, or bowl, or do charity work? No one said Buzz Aldrin was ruining the space program, or ruining other astronauts' reps.

  14. 14

    I'm a woman and honestly I had similar feelings i.e. found it kinda weird seeing her on DWTS like why is she doing this super-sexy shiz after being splashed all over the media for being victim of a voyeur but the truth is she should do whatever the hell she wants to (!!!) and there's no reason she should not express her sexiness because of what some sick dude did to her. This reeks of that blame the victim type stuff — like she was asking for that attack and like she has some obligation to society not to be sexy! She suffered from that and there is no reason this lady should have to suffer any further.

  15. 15

    yet she is constatly seeking ways to be the news and have her picture in tv/magazines. People magazine has an article on her and she seems pretty positive that her and her dancig partner are an item. Or is it just more publicity?

  16. 16

    I think she is a big flirt, anyway . . . I have never taken her seriously. I can see why women are upset . . . They (including me!) worked too hard to get those big-time positions. Overall, women still don't get the respect men in that business get.

  17. 17

    Sounds like those colleagues are just green with envy. Jealous bitches

  18. 18

    hilarious how maksim is always being 'romantically linked' with women on the dancing show. you, of all people mario, should know that maksim is GAY.

  19. 19

    Rosie sounds like she's just chewing on sour grapes, she seems a bit jealous.

  20. 20


  21. 21

    As a Torontonian and a regular reader of the Star, DiManno should watch her mouth - in my opinion, her columns are also "more popcorn than insightful". I would NEVER consider Andrews and DiManno "colleagues"! For the record, she is not strictly a sports writer; rather, the Star tends to publish whatever long-winded and overly verbose article she deigns to write, from sports, to medical news, to crime reports. I believe she is purposefully inflammatory, and expresses her opinions to provoke readers (for what reason remains a mystery to me). I know I am not the only one who feels this way:a simple Google search brings up numerous negative ed-op pieces about her writing and opinions. As much as DiManno angers and irritates me, I do appreciate that the Star can at least present news and opinions in a forum apparently free of political and/or other biases seen in today's news media outlets.

  22. 22


  23. 23

    that other chick is just jealous. GO ERIN!

  24. 24

    Have you seen Rosie DiManno? This old bum is UGLY UGLY UGLY! And stupid! Not an interesting thing in the world to write. Just ugly and dumb.

    Her comments have everything to do with an ugly uninteresting woman beating on a pretty woman. Someone give Rosie a kick in the rear!! That's what feminism has come to, women hating on women.

  25. 25

    Wow! I can't believe a woman would bash another woman like that! It's not like she is some serious news reporter like Barbara Walters. It's actually pretty hard to think of someone in her age bracket that IS a serious news reporter. Besides,it pays PRETTY well,so leave her alone-she's got enough on her plate right now!

  26. 26

    They are just jealous of the 'popular, good looking girl'. Seriously, people, did you GRADUATE high school?? Cause your minds never left.

    It's a DANCING show. Where is the embarrassment in that??

    If you need to throw darts in order to make yourself feel better, go after the genuine embarrassments. Perhaps the entire crew on Fox News!

  27. 27

    Why can't people leave her the hell alone?! Hasn't she dealt with enough?!?! Sounds to me like they're just jealous that she's gotten fame and fortune out of her career…and they haven't… Leave her alone to enjoy her life!!! And get one of your own!!!

  28. 28

    Rosie DiManno is a stupid bitch who want a 15 minutes of fame too…she is just jealouse coz nobody knows her but now people are curious who she was bcoz of jumping to arin popularity..rosie why dont you post for playboy now that u have a 15 minutes of fame, bitch!

  29. @v@ says – reply to this


    A green eyed monster comment on DiManno's part, imo. Erin doesn't 'embarrass' herself; she's a beautiful dancer. Erin's DONE embarrassment; so why would anyone say such a thing and add to her pile?

  30. 30

    maybe she would rather people remember/associate her with a fun, flirty girl instead of the victim that got majorly violated by some asshole peeping tom. shes a babe and a good dancer..never even heard of the lady ripping her..so what does that tell you.

  31. 31

    From Toronto too…Rosie DiManno is an opinionated donkey who knows nothing about which she speaks. I used to figure skate and she ripped my team a new one a few years ago….hated her and her useless columns ever since

  32. 32

    As a Canadian woman, let me say that it is obvious that this "unknown" Rosie DiManno is just jealous! Erin is a beautiful woman who's had enough bulls##t come her way to last a lifetime. Let her enjoy herself! She's having fun! She's a delight to watch. She's playful and honest! Being on DWTS is likely a great comfort to her right now & she needs that! If she's got a thing with her dancepartner, it's no one's business but her own! Rosie…shut up! GO ERIN!!!!!

  33. 33

    Really? its pritty much tradition in the uk for atleast one news presenter to go on Strictly come Dancing (the uk equivelent). I'd be abit gutted if we didn't.

  34. 34

    Like a hot chick sports announcer/reporter is a serious journalist…puuhhhhleeeeze… I like her, by the way, and there are plenty of examples of major network and cable anchors and announcers doing cameos (Brian Williams, Katie Couric, Matt Lauer) on some really silly shows…

  35. pj88 says – reply to this


    I love Rosie… she has one of the best columns in the Star!! However, I don't think this is doing anything "against" female journalists. This isn't 1967.. I think those barriers were broken down years ago by a little lady known as Barbara Walters.

  36. 36

    Leave Andrews alone already people. She is talented and likable. 'Nuff said?

  37. 37

    After all how many woman do you see like her ??????????
    She is a sports anchor… come on, how many woman do you see with that job?
    She's BEAUTIFUL…..
    She has ALLOT or coordination and can DANCE too…
    And it's KILLING ALL OF THEM !!!!!!

  38. 38

    poor girl, when the hell are ppl going to give her a break…like she hasnt been thru enough lately, fuck, support her, dont push her down when she is trying to pick herself back up!!!

  39. 39

    So a journalist isn't allowed to have other talents? I hope she keeps dancing. She's a sports reporter, it seems it would fit in perfectly with what she is doing. I don't get it. Professional athletes go on that show, why can't the reporter that covers them join them? She isn't doing a reality show audition for peepshow in vegas. She's on dwts. You go girl!

  40. 40

    Agreed with the fellow reporter 110% wholeheartedly. I couldn't understand why she would behave like such a bimbo after everything she went through. The first time I saw her on dtws I was shocked. Here's a woman that broke the gender barrier by even going into male locker rooms and is suppose to be professional, well acting like a giggling 8 year old girly. Nobody knew who she was if it wasn't for her being peeped on. To make matters worse she acts like a spoiled spastic child. She could be more gracious like Kathy Ireland regardless of the age difference, Kathy never sold out and acted like a spoiled brat.

    Erin just doesn't act like a grown ass woman, she really reminds me of one of the little girls at the doll store.

  41. 41

    BTW, ima be not jealous of Erin… just see her in a different light now one that involves Hollywood which is ahem okay…but can't see her in journalism anymore.

    I like her for what she is now a dancing contestant and fosho reality show participant.

  42. 42

    sounds like some jealousy from people who wish THEY were asked to do the show.. I watch her on TV when watching college football and I love the fact that she's on the show expanding outside of sports.. GO ERIN!!

  43. 43

    Fuck WHOEVER Rosie DiManno is! Sports writers are not journalists? This bitch working for the "Toronto Star" WISHES she had the opportunities & slight celeb status that Erin has right now! Check your insecurities at the door bitch before writing for your NEWSPAPER column!!

  44. 44

    Buzz was an astronaut and I didn't hear other astronauts saying that he would ruin the profession. It's very clear that these women are jealous of Erin. She isn't doing anything wrong.

  45. 45

    i agree with the reporter she has people videoing her and threatening her yet she does anything to be in the public eye.. she is on this show where you are hardly dressed and she is always looking for ways to be in the media and in magazines, etc. Why would you want to be all over the media and dressing "sexy" when you have all these creeps after you?? i have never taken her seriously

  46. 46

    Erin….you are not doing ANYTHING wrong!! Jealous, jealous women who are making fools of THEMSELVES by talking about you the way they are. What they are saying could apply to any contestant! There are some nasty women out there, salivating to take another woman down…shame on them!! They are just hater's and not worth your time!! Keep on doing what your doing and don't give it another thought!! You just rock on!

  47. 47

    that's jealousy if I ever heard it.

  48. 48

    hmmmmmmm theres defineatly something wrong with this one. there must be a reason for her to be hated so much. hmmmmmmmm

  49. 49

    ok, ummm Erin Andrews is with ESPN and this biz Rosie is from….the Toronto Star….there ya go…

  50. 50

    Typical woman tearing down another woman. Happens all of the time…it makes me so angry.

  51. 51

    Re: MickeyBlueEyes1831
    Please don't lump all Torontonians in with Rosie Dimanno. She's a waste of time and an embarassment in general.

  52. 52

    jealous bitches

  53. @v@ says – reply to this


    Maybe DWTS messed up DiManno's impression of who she thought Andrews was. That would be DiManno's baggage, and not Andrews. I was surprised at how she was, as I had a different idea about her, too, after her publicly known troubles. Bottom line is that it doesn't change that what happened to her was wrong. She has every right to try something new and finally have some fun here.