Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence on Tuesday acknowledged he on no account made a comment that was attributed to him on the internet after his go to Monday to the White House. A university official known as the quote, which was necessary of “coastal elite media” and gained widespread publicity on Twitter, “fabricated.”
Lawrence and the rest of the Tigers met with President Donald Trump on Monday and feasted on a buffet of fast meals, which Trump acknowledged was a product of the persevering with partial authorities shutdown in Washington. The supposed quote — which contained Lawrence’s Instagram take care of — popped up on-line afterward and went viral:
Bravo #TrevorLawrence for sticking the truth to the haters and #MSM #FakeNews. Unbelievable how loads @ClemsonFB appreciated what @POTUS did for them on this partial shutdown. And the truth is the haters wanted to find fault. I say to them 🖕. And that’s not vegan. pic.twitter.com/woTRt2t4Cs
— S.F. (@Sportexec) January 15, 2019
Lawrence’s denial was categorical.
I on no account acknowledged this by one of the best ways… I don’t know the place it received right here from.
However the journey to the White House was superior! https://t.co/dhYzZpSNUD
— Trevor Lawrence (@Trevorlawrencee) January 15, 2019
Ross Taylor, assistant athletic director for Clemson soccer communications, suggested The Associated Press that Lawrence was confirmed the publish on Tuesday. “Everything that is presented in that meme is fabricated,” Taylor was quoted by the AP as saying.
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The genuine publish has been deleted. The poster acknowledged he ran with the meme after getting it from one different particular person.
I made a mistake. Someone despatched me the meme. I didn’t fact confirm. That’s on me. pic.twitter.com/UGoBiVJZT1
— Cloyd Rivers Burns (@CloydRiversBurn) January 15, 2019
Lawrence did contact upon the unfold as he was leaving the event, nevertheless he acknowledged none of what was inside the meme.
“It was awesome. We had McDonald’s and everything. It was good,” he acknowledged in a video posted on TMZ.com.
He made one different comment Tuesday — emojis, actually — as he replied to a tweet by rapper Quavo, who took a dim few of what Trump served his guests:
— Trevor Lawrence (@Trevorlawrencee) January 16, 2019
Lawrence moreover acknowledged inside the TMZ video that he hopes to return to the White House plenty of cases as a nationwide champion. Bet on the menus for these visits receiving scrutiny.