Ummm…SERIOUSLY!? Basketball star, Gilbert Arenas, went on a wild Instagram rant about the looks of the women in the WNBA, and it’s totally disgusting. He should be totally ashamed of this hateful and sexist message.
Gilbert Arenas is under fire for his shocking Instagram rant against female basketball players. The former NBA star made horrific comments about the women in the WNBA, and suggested that the only reason people would want to watch their games is if they were playing in their underwear. Read the disgusting comments here.
The 33-year-old shared a video on his Instagram account of two females playing one-on-one hoops in their undergarments (yup, black thong and all),and revealed that this is what he wants to see when watching a WNBA game. Naturally, his rant in the comments section was totally despicable and uncalled for.
“NOW this is what america was hoping for when they announced the #WNBA back in 1996…not a bunch of chicks running around looking like cast members from #orangeisthenewblack,” he wrote. “don’t get me wrong, they have a few #cutiepies but theres a whole lotta #beanpies running around hahahahaha if #skylardiggins came out like this, I dont care if she missed every layup…imma buy season tickets and i dont even know where the f*** #tulas is hahaha #2016newwnbaoutfitPLS and if u think this is sexist, 9 times out of 10, u the ugly one and we didnt pay to come see u play anyway.”
Wow…is this guy SERIOUS?! The women in the WNBA are so talented and certainly do NOT deserve this kind of disrespect. The WNBA released a statement calling Gilbert’s comments “repugnant, utterly disrespectful, and flat out wrong,” while several players took to their social media accounts to call him out, too.
“To all my smart, beautiful young female ballers…No one ever asked NBA guys to hoop in a speedo so laugh at haters & Dab on dem folk,” Swin Cash wrote on Twitter, while Candace Parker added, “Social media gives a platform for individuals to make irrelevant comments and become relevant again.” Considering Gilbert isn’t even playing basketball anymore, it’s pretty clear getting attention is all he’s doing. SO LAME.
HollywoodLifers, are you totally shocked by Gilbert’s rant?