Jesus and hunting.
Those are two of the most important things to Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, and he’s not hiding or changing that for anyone.
So when a follower called him out for a tweet that might offend some, Wentz didn’t waver.
Monday, Wentz posted a tweet wishing his dog a happy fifth birthday.
The tweet was accompanied by two photos: one of the dog standing over dead geese after a hunt, and one of the dog as a puppy.
Happy 5th Birthday to Mama Henley! We’ve been through a lot in 5 years. Best dog and hunting buddy I could ask for! https://t.co/HW8DbxTyML— Carson Wentz (@Carson Wentz) 1514846264.0
One of Wentz’s many followers replied to the tweet, warning the quarterback that the picture with the geese might offend his followers.
Apparently, this person is speaking for those who are against hunting.
“As a friend I wanted to quickly highlight that a man in your influential position might cause offence through the posting of your first picture. I support its sentiment however the context and content of the pic could offend,” the user wrote to Wentz.
@cj_wentz Carson, congratulations on the Birthday of Mama Henley. As a friend I wanted to quickly highlight that a… https://t.co/vk1PHqjso2— Steve Beef (@Steve Beef) 1514849423.0
(H/T Fox 29)
Wentz politely, but firmly, dismissed any calls for him to filter himself for anonymous social media followers.
Appreciate that, but offensive and controversial? Two of the main things I tweet about are Jesus and hunting. That’… https://t.co/MfMVpAtVvM— Carson Wentz (@Carson Wentz) 1514850556.0