Michael Sam

Wednesday, OWN announced that it was producing a reality series about openly gay football player Michael Sam, who was drafted by the St. Louis Rams last week. Today, the network announced that it is postponing the series. In a statement, OWN network president Erik Larson released a statement: ““After careful consideration and discussion with the St. Louis Rams, ‘The Untitled Michael Sam Project’ has been postponed, allowing Michael the best opportunity to achieve his dream of making the team,” said Erik Logan OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network prexy. “OWN is about elevating and empowering people to achieve their best. It’s clear that we, along with the world, recognize the important opportunity that Michael now has in this moment. We will continue to support him in his journey to earn a spot playing for the Rams.”

 

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