St. Louis Rams' Tavon Austin In Trouble For Following Strippers On Twitter?
What's more inappropriate social-media behavior for a an athlete -- announcing on Instagram that you are "strip club ready" or following some strippers on Twitter? At the St. Louis Rams, you can do both! Though your bosses may not be entirely pleased.
via Twitter Tavon Austin.
In April, we reported on Rams' "rookie of the year" cornerback Janoris Jenkins, who went all out on Instagram, living up to his party-boy reputation, including with a "strip club ready" caption.
Now, we bring you the social-media story of Rams wide receiver Tavon Austin who apparently got in trouble with his managers for some of the questionable folks he is following on his verified Twitter account.
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This is the tweet that apparently started the whole thing:
Close-up on those he was apparently following:
Yesterday, Taylor Holiday tweeted:
Tavon Austin: "three strippers followed me, I flowed them back. Next thing I know I'm in the GMs office. Now I'm off twitter" Classic.— Taylor Holiday (@taylorholiday) July 2, 2013
Daily RFT sent a message late yesterday to the Rams press office to see if the team might have any comment or confirmation on this. We'll update if we hear back.