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Gus Johnson Has 2 ‘Pets’ That Are Plants Named Whittaker And Hector [VIDEO]

gus johnson1 Gus Johnson Has 2 Pets That Are Plants Named Whittaker And Hector [VIDEO]

FOX Sports lead soccer commentator Gus Johnson, who should be returning to the airwaves this year to announce soccer matches for FOX Sports 1, was asked an innocuous question last summer (we just uncovered the video), but the answer to the question was quite bizarre.

He was asked by FOX Sports about whether he had any pets. He explained that his “pets” are plants that he collects and has around his home. What’s bizarre is that he has named for his plants. And what’s even more bizarre is that he would admit this on videotape. Why on earth FOX decided to publish the video, I have no clue.

Here’s the video:


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