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Bryce Harper's 'clown question' quip speaks to Mormon prohibition
MR says: Phenom MLB player Bryce Harper is LDS; his response to the beer question was brilliant.Nineteen-year-old baseball phenom Bryce Harper isn’t known for drawing attention to his faith – he’s kinda the anti-Tim Tebow in that way – but he didn’t hide his dismay Tuesday when thrown a question that intersected squarely with his Mormonism.
A Toronto reporter asked Harper, a Washington Nationals outfielder, whether he’d have a beer to celebrate a whopper of a home run and the Nationals’ win against the Blue Jays, taking advantage of Ontario’s lower drinking age.
Harper’s response: “That’s a clown question, bro.” The quip quickly blew up on the Internet.
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