Megan Rapinoe has a message for President Trump
Some athletes are truly without character, integrity and selflessness. So sad for our country – especially her teammates, who she’s ruining this for: Spread this around on F=Book=
When asked about visiting the White House to mark their World Cup win, Rapinoe said, “I don’t think anyone on the team has any interest in lending the platform that we’ve worked hard to build and the things that we fight for and the way that we live our life. I don’t think we want that to be co-opted or corrupted by this administration.”
Did you watch this interview above? There was one topic that left Anderson Cooper completely confused: He asked Rapinoe, who gay, what it was like growing up. ”I understand that you came out in college to friends and family publicly later on,” said Cooper, adding, “was that a difficult process for you, being a teenager?”
Rapinoe responded, “It wasn’t difficult for me in the moment, I didn’t realize it until I got to college.” Cooper was shocked by her response. A flabbergasted Cooper asked, “I knew when I was 6, how could you not know as a teenager?” Rapinoe seemed to get a kick out of his reaction. She admitted that her late awakening was “shocking,” even to her.
“It’s so embarrassing because I’m just very gay, I don’t know how it happened but as soon as it clicked I was like ‘She has arrived.’” The whole exchange left Anderson flustered. He stumbled trying to transition to another subject, saying, “Funniest thing I’ve heard…Where do I want to go after that? That caught me by surprise.” Rapinoe has been in a relationship with professional basketball player Sue Bird since they met at the 2016 Olympics. And even though she was a late bloomer, Rapinoe has been a vocal member of the LGBTQ community for many years.
Seems like Cooper was questioning more than her motives.