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Cam boarding for Detroit ✈️ https://t.co/8WPOc7zkTV2017-10-7 19:28:53
Newton later apologized, calling his remarks "extremely degrading and disrespectful" and appeared to be further making a statement with his wardrobe as he boarded the Panthers' plane for Detroit on Saturday.
The Panthers' Twitter account shared an image of Newton wearing what appears to be a Rosie the Riveter button on his hat.
Rosie the Riveter, a cultural icon that originated during World War II, is often used as a symbol of feminism.