A New York City radio host has defended his interview with the Jets’ new quarterback, in which he asked 21-year-old Zach Wilson about his ‘really hot’ mother.
Craig Carton, 52, spoke to Wilson on Friday during his WFAN show – the day after Wilson was picked second in the draft.
The Jets took Wilson, from Draper, Utah, one selection after the Jacksonville Jaguars kicked off the draft.
Wilson was seen celebrating on Thursday night with his mother Lisa, a fitness instructor and Instagram cooking show host, and she began trending.
Zach Wilson with his mother Lisa at the NFL draft in Cleveland, Ohio, on Thursday night
Wilson on Thursday night was chosen second in the first round of the NFL draft
Wilson, seen in 2019, played his college football at Brigham Young University in Utah
‘Your mom has become the lead story,’ Carton told Wilson.
‘And I say that respectfully because people are like, ‘The star of the first round of…