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Jameis Winston says he used 'poor word choice' after telling kids that girls are 'supposed to be silent'

Jameis Winston says he used 'poor word choice' after telling kids that girls are 'supposed to be silent'

Jameis Winston was brought in to a Florida elementary school Wednesday to deliver a positive message to the students.

And he did that for most of his speech. But for some reason during his 40-minute speech, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback also told the girls in the room they should be “silent, polite, gentle” while informing the boys they’re “supposed to be strong.”

Winston later told the Tampa Bay Times he did not choose his words very wisely while trying to get the attention of a particular student in the audience.

"I was making an effort to interact with a young male in the audience who didn't seem to be paying attention, and I didn't want to single him...

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