Math is Hard: Celebs, Journos Parrot Team USA’s ‘Equal Pay’ Demands

NewsBusters | 7/8/2019 | Staff
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Hot off the heels of the U.S. women’s World Cup victory, hollywood and the media jumped at the pseudo-issue that is a pay disparity between women and men players, parroting the line that the gals are being shafted in their salaries. If only these folks were interested in the simple economic facts of the matter, like the glaring one that a men’s world cup tournament drags in “40x as much revenue” than the female tournament.

Since the Team USA women were made into SJW darlings, led by Megan Rapinoe’s disdain for Trump’s “**** white house,” the media has followed them down every social justice rabbit hole, most notably applauding their war against the nefarious “gender pay gap.” The women have gone so far as filing a lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation based on their perceived inequity, and clueless Americans are along for the ride.

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The newfound media darlings’ claim reverberated across social media, catching the eyes of lefty celebs. Rapper and mogul Snoop Dogg slammed the fact that even though the US ladies’ team does better than the US men, they don’t get paid nearly as much. In a video the celebrity claimed, “The sorry **** f*cking men from the U.S. soccer team, they ain't ever won sh*t, ain't gonna ever win sh*t, can't get out the f*cking first round… Man, PAY THEM LADIES!”

Hamilton creator and Mary Poppins Actor Lin-Manuel Miranda showed support, tweeting, “We won we won won we Won, #EqualPayNow.”

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Orange Is The New Black actress Uzo Aduba congratulated the team on Twitter and included support for their equal pay campaign. She tweeted, “You ladies are CHAMPIONS and deserve it all. Here’s to today’s victory and more victories ahead!!! #onenationoneteam #fifa19 #gamechangers #EqualPayNow.”

The Daily Show co-creator and abortion enthusiast Lizz Winstead tweeted a photo of women’s team captain Megan...
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