Column: Good and bad in Ballon d’Or twerking uproar
PARIS (AP) — First, the good news: In 2018, a man can no longer disrespect a trailblazing sportswoman on global TV without incurring instant opprobrium.
French DJ Martin Solveig learned this to his discomfort when he asked Ada Hegerberg to twerk just after she became the first female winner of the Ballon d'Or and used her victory speech to appeal to girls everywhere to "please, believe in yourself."
DJ Solveig takes rap for twerking question at Ballon d’Or
PARIS (AP) — After asking the first woman to win the Ballon d'Or if she twerked, French DJ Martin Solveig then said sorry.
Even though Ada Hegerberg said she hadn't been offended by the twerking question during Monday's award ceremony, Solveig still apologized on Twitter after his comment caused a social media stir.