Sports Illustrated honors anthem protester Megan Rapinoe. Her response?

Sports Illustrated honors anthem protester Megan Rapinoe. Her response?
Megan Rapinoe (Image: MRCTV screen grab)

[Ed. – At least she’s remaining true to form.]

U.S. women’s soccer star and famed national anthem protester Megan Rapinoe used her acceptance speech for the Sports Illustrated “Sportsperson of the Year” award to scold the magazine for their lack of gender and racial diversity.

“As one of just four women to win the Sportsperson of the Year award, she wasted no time in putting SI in the hot seat,” Mediaite reported Tuesday.

“Is it truth that I’m only the fourth woman deserving of this award? I don’t think so,” Rapinoe said while accepting her award.

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“Is it true so few writers of color deserve to be featured in this publication? No,” the athlete continued. “Is it true so few women’s voices deserve to be heard and deserve to be read in this publication? I don’t think so.”

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