David Bentley: not stupid

The Sun tries make Spurs winger look dim, fails

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There are many footballers out there whose mental capacity only just stretches beyond the ability to dress themselves, but David Bentley has never struck The Spoiler as being a ‘prostitute short of a Ronaldo sex party’. Despite this,  The Sun’s ‘Bizarre’ columnist Gordon Smart tries to expose DB’s flailing brainpower in today’s paper:

[…] But as David continued with the interview for channelbee.com [the new project of lovable Watford/ Chelsea fan Tim Lovejoy – Ed.], he made it much harder to take him as a reliable witness.

When asked what his favourite animal to eat was, the Spurs midfielder replied: “I don’t know, what’s veal? Is that cow? Yeah, veal.”

Um yes, veal is calf (baby cow) meat, and a hesitant response on such a matter when pressured by a journalist is perfectly reasonable. Veal is also quite a sophisticated choice, being a meat traditionally enjoyed by gentlemen in top hats and monacles who use ’summer’ as a verb.

Sooo, looks like Gordon Smart isn’t quite living up to his surname…

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