The always controversial commentator Sam Newman is again in hot water over comments made on Thursday nights AFL Footy Show directed at Tasmanian MP Paula Wriedt. Read more to see the video.

Newman was quick to explain his actions and stated that the audience and fellow panelists had misinterpreted his comments.

Earlier this year Newman was suspended from the Footy Show and told to undergo counseling if he wished to return to the weekly panel of hosts.

Tell us what you think, was it the same old Sam or just a case of his words being misinterpreted?