Washington Post suspends reporter David Weigel over sexist retweet

Weigel did not respond to a request for comment, but an out-of-office email said that he would return on July 5.

A spokesperson for The Post declined to comment, citing a need for privacy regarding personnel matters.

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Weigel on Friday retweeted YouTuber Cam Harless who joked, “Every girl is bi. You just have to figure out if it’s polar or sexual.”

Weigel removed the retweet and apologized, saying he “did not mean to cause any harm.”

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