BIG DEAL? Queensland's Sam Thaiday has been forced to tackle a barrage of criticism after comments he made after the Origin match on Wednesday.
BIG DEAL? Queensland's Sam Thaiday has been forced to tackle a barrage of criticism after comments he made after the Origin match on Wednesday. DEAN LEWINS

Readers: Thaiday critics need sense of humour

MAROONS player Sam Thaiday was in hot water for comments he made after a hard-fought Origin clash.

Thaiday described his side’s win as: “Like losing your virginity - it wasn’t nice but we got the job done”.

Social media went into overdrive last night as many people expressed their outrage at Sam Thaiday’s words to Channel Nine’s Brad Fittler after Queensland’s 6-4 victory.

QT readers, on the other hand, thought the rugby league legend’s comments were all in good fun and said people should learn how to “lighten up”.

Tim Wolyncevic

EVERYONE loses their virginity, most of the people outraged probably have kids.

Get over it, everyone is an over-sensitive wuss nowadays.

Joshua Sio

DIDN’T swear, use inappropriate language and it was an absolutely spot on metaphor for that game.

It's not like he humped a dog or anything.

Melissa Findlay

HARMLESS joke. C'mon people need to calm down.

Especially those NSW people who are divided by this.

Mark Beutel

HIS comment is an issue yet the telecast week after week clearly shows player shouting the ‘F’ word and that's ok.

Sandra Mick Killeen

ON PLEASE stop being so sensitive about things.

JenMick Gaskell

THOUGHT it was funny.

Lighten up people.

Christie Dunstan

HE HAS used that line before and no one cared.

Sue Sticklen

HAVE a sense of humour and get over it

Do you think Thaiday’s comments were a harmless joke or did he go too far?

Share your view on the Queensland Times Facebook page or at www.qt.com.au.



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