Newton to reporter: 'It's funny to hear a female talk about routes'
Jeremy Brevard / USA TODAY Sports

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton seemed both surprised and amused Wednesday by a woman reporter - Jourdan Rodrigue of The Charlotte Observer - asking him a football-related question during a press conference.

"It's funny to hear a female talk about routes," Newton said with a massive smile on his face. "It's funny."

Rodrigue appeared unimpressed by the comment:

Rodrigue also tweeted that she approached Newton in an attempt to clear the air afterward, but the former league MVP showed no remorse:

Here's the full exchange:

Newton to reporter: 'It's funny to hear a female talk about routes'
  Got something to say? Leave a comment below!
Kevin Durant has been named the Muhammad Ali Sports Humanita...
Durant named Ali Sports Humanitarian of the Year
The ‘Stros Bros, for the win! (Dodgers fans look away) #All...
Need an extra-innings win? Call the Astros: Bregman, Springer go back-to-back in 10th inning
Down two in the 9th, @Sgennett2 delivered. 📹: @ActionStrea...
Gennett takes Diaz deep for game-tying blast in 9th inning
KJ McDaniels finishes the alley-oop in Q4 of the @NBASummerL...
McDaniels putting on a show in Las Vegas
So @JustinVerlander called @TheJudge44's homer, on IG live. ...
Verlander called Judge's solo HR: 'That's gotta be one of the best calls of all time'
What a rejection from KJ McDaniels! 📺: ESPN
K.J. McDaniels skies for the rejection
Magic Johnson "I was just talking about you...that you gon t...
Stephenson drops in on Magic's interview during Summer League final