Haven’t the world learned by now that women cannot and should not be ignored? Apparently not, but Simone Biles is here to remind everyone. The gymnast called out ESPN on Tuesday for completely disregarding women on Twitter.
In a now-deleted tweet, ESPN’s SportsCenter shared an image by artist @dayxsleep, which highlighted some of the “Greatest of All Time” or GOATs in various sports. The image features big names like Muhammad Ali, Tom Brady, and Michael Jordan, but there is not a woman in sight.
“There are so many women I can think of that belong in this photo yet there are none,” Simone said in response to the image and she immediately gained support from others on Twitter. “Thank you @Simone_Biles for once again speaking out for women’s sports, and as an extension, for women and girls all around the world. In this day and age, shame on