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Jamaicans Blast An American Athlete Who Says Jamaica Smells Like Weed

Brandon Marshall, who was on the island for his sister’s wedding over the weekend, hopped on twitter and told his 320,000+ followers that there’s weed “smoke everywhere in Jamaica.”

The American football wide receiver for the New York Jets team in the National Football League (NFL), reached out to the NFL on Twitter to explain that any positive results on future drug tests is the result of inhaling the secondhand smoke of locals or other wedding guests. According to the footballer, Jamaica smells like Denver, the capital city of the state of Colorado, where smoking marijuana is legal. Marshall also asked the NFL for guidance.

Jamaicans on Twitter caught the word and set him straight.

However, he has since apologised, saying: