Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson said Fox's Pam Oliver needs to be spanked "really, really hard," ESPN reported Monday.
Johnson reportedly made the comments on his Sirius satellite radio show Thursday in response to Oliver's report during the Cowboys' loss at Green Bay on Oct. 24 that Johnson had yelled at Cowboys assistant Sean Payton, ESPN said.
"I almost wanted to get on a plane, find where she is at, and sit her down and spank her with a ruler really, really hard, because it makes no sense," Johnson said on his show about Oliver's report, which he denied adamantly. "You don't need to make up a story."
Oliver told the Dallas Morning News, when asked what she would do if Johnson tried to spank her, "I will punch him in the face.
"My job is to report what I see. I do not make stories up. ... Keyshawn is having a complete denial of reality."
Johnson was a studio analyst for Fox temporarily last season, after being cut by the Tampba Bay Buccaneers.
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