The WNBA Responds To Gilbert Arenas' Sexist WNBA Comments
Gilbert Arenas, the former All-Star NBA player has come under fire after posting sexist comments about WNBA players.
The 33 year old took to Instagram to suggest players should wear less clothes in an attempt to fill more seats their games.
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...dont get me wrong,they have few #cutiepies but theres a whole alotta #beanpies running around hahahahahaha 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 fuck #tulsa is hahahaha #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 #donkeykong ...smdh #thiswillbeawesome #soldouteverywhere
“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,” Arenas wrote in his Instagram post.
The comments didn't sit well the WNBA, which prompted the leagues spokesperson to call Arenas out.
WNBA/NBA Statement Regarding Gilbert Arenas' Comments pic.twitter.com/yZ8Nga6weZ
— WNBA (@WNBA) December 16, 2015