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Celebs on Equal Pay For USWNT

"Pay them ladies, man!" This is what Snoop Dogg and other celebrities and powerful people have to say about equal pay for the U.S. women's soccer team.

Sounding Off for Equal Pay in Soccer

Fans, celebrities and politicians are calling out for equal pay in soccer after U.S. team won the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The USWNT is suing U.S. Soccer for gender discrimination based on pay disparity. For winning the World Cup, the women’s team is taking home $90,000 per player — as opposed to the men’s team, which would have taken home $500,000 per player (had they won) according to FIFA’s compensation.

Here are words of support for this movement:

NYS Gov. Andrew Cuomo - these 23 champions are banging on the glass ceiling that is still in existence in the United States of America. We say to FIFA, if you don't pay women what you pay men, then you have no business in the state of New York.

Rap Artist Snoop Dogg - The sorry --- men’s team ain’t gone ever win, can’t even get out the first round — man, pay them ladies, man! Pay those ladies what they’re worth. The women should be getting 500,000 per athlete. Snoop Dogg says so.

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton - I loved it the other day when the women's soccer players sued for equal pay, right? After all they have won. They got a pretty good record.

Former #1 Tennis Player Chris Evert - With this conversation now the last year, the 'Me Too' movement and all about equality and all this, I think, you know, it was long overdue.

Former Tennis Women’s Champion Billie Jean King - Women have so far to go. We don't make as much money, we don't have the opportunity, there aren't as many sports at the pro-level, we're not even scratching the surface We hope this is going to go to equal pay for women, which they deserve. // Equal pay, equal pay!

U.S. Women’s World Cup Captain Megan Rapinoe - I mean, I think it is just everybody, everybody is ready for it, everybody wants it, everybody is ready for the conversation to move to the next piece and to have something like that…

The U.S. women’s team have won 4 World Cups. The men have won zero.

Brut.

07/10/2019 11:57 PMupdated: 07/11/2019 12:54 PM
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55 comments

  • Matthew S.
    07/11/2019 00:05

    Why do they deserve equal pay? Anyone? Anyone?

  • Paul R.
    07/11/2019 00:05

    💩

  • Linda M.
    07/11/2019 00:11

    Pay those Women...Where's Hillary on this...AND the Dogg Father has spoken too PAY THOSE WOMEN...A$AP!!! ✅

  • Jermaine B.
    07/11/2019 00:13

    I’m all for equal pay, but you have to generate the revenue to allow the pay to become equal. Men’s WC drew around 1 Billion, woman’s WC drew around 200 Million. Same stuff happens in College, everyone complains about football players getting special treatment...that’s because that 1 program pays for ALL other school programs.

  • Brian S.
    07/11/2019 00:14

    So....women's soccer is about to be ruined I see.

  • Carlos A.
    07/11/2019 00:24

    The United States doesn't have football, and they want to meddle in fifa, they don't understand football, their women's world didn't stop the world, As most will know Megan Rapinoe the attacker and female world soccer champion by selections critical to FIFA for programming the women's world final, the cup gold final and the men's America Cup on the same day, no matter that these were programmed to different schedules; She also claims and has spent her time giving interviews referring to the salary gap between men and women in football ... It seems that he does not understand that football is a free market and the profits are according to what you generate. It is impossible for a person to be paid the same as someone who does not meet or resemble to fulfill the same. This same world champion team fell 5-2 against the FcDallas sub15 of the mediocre MLS league, lost against 14-year-olds and by a landslide and dares to demand equal salaries between men and women ... USA It doesn't have football, their league is mediocre, they don't have technique or tactics, all they do is run behind the ball like kids, if USA won the women's football world, it means that women's football in the world is super mediocre, And yet they want to charge just like messi, It seems that some like to victimize themselves and give them focus for the simple fact of their sexual preferences ...

  • Matthew S.
    07/11/2019 00:26

    Women will never. NEVER. Make what men make in sports. Sorry, but the truth doth hurteth. It's not the same work Linda MAria Memo. You see men were built by God to be more, dominant. More manly if you will. Men were made to be stronger, and masculine. It will always be this way. Now some men have a mental illness that makes them want to act and look like a lady. This is abnormal. Doesn't stop the from going and running woman track and field and DOMINATING that sport. U see.

  • Steven N.
    07/11/2019 00:47

    They dont generate as much revenue as men so they dont deserve the pay men get

  • Roo R.
    07/11/2019 01:03

    I wish so but is the revenue generated....is not the same so it can never be equal

  • Irv C.
    07/11/2019 01:18

    Ignorant MF should pay US for listening to his bullshit Econ 101, Salaries are determined by demand of something, more people enjoy men’s soccer.

  • Alexander H.
    07/11/2019 01:27

    They actually get paid more than the men do. Its like 23% of revenue from women's soccer is for pay, and 17% of men's go to Soccer. So actually , the men are unfairly paid😂

  • Andrew G.
    07/11/2019 02:13

    Fucking retards

  • Sean F.
    07/11/2019 02:13

    Equal revenue, equal pay. Start filling all the stadiums yearly with fans and season ticket holder‘s and your goals will be achieved under a capitalism system. 👍🏻

  • Jayp V.
    07/11/2019 02:55

    Stockholm syndrome here anyone ? lol

  • Odin B.
    07/11/2019 03:22

    They should be happy that they get that much! You sell a Ferrari for a million dollars, but you cant expect to get the same amount for a Hyundai just because its a car.. one has quality, and the other doesnt..

  • John T.
    07/11/2019 03:49

    Get a real job and enjoy the check.

  • Humayun R.
    07/11/2019 04:17

    Lol only if these idiots have known that FIFA generate money through viewership..more views more ads and sponsorship!! Clearly women FIFA viewership is not even 1/8th of men FIFA cup!! Get over with facts snowflakes

  • Amajagh B.
    07/11/2019 04:19

    Football is a male sport worldwide; no one watches women's football internationally relatively to men's. Most countries do not even have a women's team. So it must exist first

  • Mel O.
    07/11/2019 04:33

    How about this idea? Women have won the cup FOUR times. For the time being, let's pay the women FOUR times more than men. When men win, then we will negotiate. And as far as I have witnessed, women bring more fans to the stadium anyway.

  • Houcemeddine C.
    07/11/2019 05:12

    Well let them challenge men team if they win they will get equal payment