Fans giggle during “Stand Up To Cancer” ceremony, spark outrage
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Major League Baseball held a benefit before the sixth inning for the “Stand Up To Cancer” campaign. Announcers, players, officials and fans held signs with the names of someone they knew whose life had been touched by the disease. MLB had a billboard on the screen urging viewers to donate to the cause to help those the campaign.
Many baseball fans were offended when they saw two fans holding an unusual sign. According to Deadspin.com, the woman holding the sign was Sarah Newlon, a former contestant on The Bachelor, was holding a sign that read, “Molina.”
When many people saw the video of Newlon laughing with the Red Sox fan, they assumed she was making fun of Yadier Molinaand online outrage ensued.
Newlon shot back on Twitter saying they weren’t laughing about cancer, they were surprised to be on the Jumbotron.
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