NOTE: There's a lot of NSFW language and slurs below. Proceed with caution.
Most of the fan reaction to the signing of Jason Collins has either been celebratory or grumpy because Collins isn't good enough. But lest you think Collins faces no actual bigotry, behold a small sampling of what crawled out of the Twittersphere. And it's amazing how many people post this stuff with their names and photos alongside.
HOW JASON COLLINS EXPECT A NIGGA TO GET IN DA SHOWER WITH HIM & HE A BOOGER SMH
— CHEVI (@CHEVIBOI_GMASH) April 29, 2013
Everyone on the Nets are gonna be watching their back in the shower now that Jason Collins is on the team lol
— Maximus Decimus (@PTWavy) February 23, 2014
I wonder how the Brooklyn Nets players feel about signing the FAG Jason Collins.
— Mir (@Mir_1112) February 23, 2014
I always knew jason collins was a fag
— Dick Bernstein (@DramaPat) February 23, 2014
— P¥REX VI$I▲N (@CallMeMYSA) February 23, 2014
The next geico commercial. "Happier then Jason Collins during a team shower."
— Justyn Blankenship (@jblank_10) April 30, 2013
So the nets gone sign this fag Jason Collins smh kg Ain't going
— ....Good Vibes.... (@TheKid_Josh) February 23, 2014
— Tony Rezko (@TonyRezko) February 23, 2014
Nets only signed Jason Collins cause he ah fag #Media
— Holland Daniels (@H_Town06) February 23, 2014
— GOD H8S The Media (@GodH8sTheMedia) May 7, 2013
Jason Collins is gay...The only people that should care is his teammates... They're the ones that gotta be in the locker room with that fag
— KYLUMINATI.COM (@kylegotjokes) April 30, 2013
— Wes Blaze (@wesomgblaze) September 21, 2012
— roberto macias (@robymac369) June 8, 2013