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Lolo Jones is in the news again for making offensive remarks. The Olympian hurdler, who also ruffled feathers for insensitive tweets toward a quadriplegic athlete and about a gun-shooting competition in the wake of the Aurora tragedy, had choice words for the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation.

In a satirical Vine video that has since gone viral, Lolo addresses a check for $741.84 that she received from the federation. She picks up the phone and jokingly quips: “I’m going to be a little bit late on my rent.”

Her video is being seen as an insult to the bobsledding community, who take issue with her assertion that their meager checks can’t even keep a roof over her head. In response, Lolo is insisting the video was a harmless joke and trying to clear the air with her teammates, who she says never “took offense.”

Whether her peers gave her grief of the video or not, the controversial joke is just another misstep in a long string of PR nightmares for the athlete. The sheer volume of incidents like this one is making naysayers question whether Lolo Jones is just woefully unaware of the impact of her insensitive jokes or if she simply craves the attention.

Where do you stand, Clutchettes and Gents?

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  • k

    why was this offensive?? im confused something totally went over my head

  • MISS_EMCEE

    I need her to just go ahead and start fycking with a pro basketball player or a pro quarterback with money, so she can sit her non-hurdling ass down. Girl its time to give up that cooter because, you need some protein in ya guts that comes in a phallus.

  • Marisa

    Lolo should take that money and buy a damn personality, I’m sure she will be having some interview crying about poor me everybody is just being mean to me. This non winning heffa is paid millions just off of her supposed good looks, I said supposed because Lolo is just generic to me but, to the white media who love their female beauties either white and light as possible she fits the bill. She hasn’t won yet jack squat in the sport of which of which she has those endorsements Hurdling, where other girls are way better than her but, they don’t have the acceptable standards of beauty so they get ignored. Just like she says her declared virginity was scaring off suitors um, honey then maybe you shouldn’t publicly make that known, people talking about not having sex is as annoying as those who talk all the time about getting it in. Hello TMI either way, just go hook up with Tim Tebow another publicly declared virgin athlete whose mediocre but heralded.

  • Jillybean

    I feel like the phrase “have a seat” was made for someone like this…

  • i.mean.really.

    Most bobsledders don’t even get paid. The most high profile members on the US team get about $1,000 paychecks from the federation. Sledders pay more to participate in the sport than they ever earn.

    This heifer has yet to medal and is complaining about her meager pay.