Gilbert Arenas took to Instagram to advice the WNBA on how to boost their attendance rate.
Because they were begging for his help. smh.
The NBA basketball player & ex-fiancee of ‘Basketball Wives: LA’ reality star Laura Govan, is well known for his demeaning antics.
His unsolicited advice ended up being, well, level 10 on the fuck boy meter:
“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 [expletive] #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”
That’s right, tell a group of professional athletes that the best way to fill their stadiums is to show their asses.
His disgusting comments reduce talented, dedicated athletes to eye candy. As if the idea women could be good for anything else is so outdated.
This isn’t the first time Arenas has been disrespectful when it comes to the women. It was public knowledge that his split with ex Laura Govan was less than amicable, with their feuding about property and their kids reaching the height of public messiness.
So we aren’t surprised that his petty parade has ventured into the arenas of the WNBA.
I believe what America intended when they created the league was to provide a space for women to compete against one another on a platform worthy of their skills. For an 18-year-old baller, her basketball life no longer ends at high school graduation or overseas.
She can play, at home, on the level she deserves.
Gilbert quickly tried to backtrack on his sexist comments by saying… he’s not sexist.
He tried to justify his rant by saying the problem with WNBA jerseys is that they are the same as the NBA’s uniforms. So men, who are the large majority of the sports viewing population, won’t pay to watch the women play because they don’t have breasts or thighs to look at:
Way to reduce men to simpletons that need skin to enjoy athletic achievement from women.
3-time WNBA champion, Swin Cash, wasn’t here for even giving this troll the light of attention, he clearly so desperately craves:
#Teambeautiful agrees with her. Which is why we aren’t going to devote another word to his madness.