Eugenie Bouchard was asked to twirl and talk about her outfit following an Australian Open match earlier this year.
Can you imagine if a male athlete had been asked that question or others that are posed to female athletes?
#CoverTheAthlete did ask those questions. This short video shows their reaction:
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The people behind the video (at covertheathlete.com), wrote: “Sexist commentary, inappropriate interview questions, and articles focused on physical appearance not only trivializes a woman’s accomplishments, but also sends a message that her value is based on her looks, not her ability. And it’s much too commonplace.”
Here is what Bouchard was asked: