Golf champ Michelle Wie slammed Rudy Giuliani for telling a creepy story about her on Steve Bannon’s podcast on Thursday.
Donald Trump’s former private lawyer was remembering Rush Limbaugh and recounted a “humorous” story from when he and the late bigoted king of discuss radio performed in a golf match with Wie years in the past.
Giuliani referred to as Wie “attractive” and mentioned that, whereas placing, she “bends all the best way over and her panties present.”
Wie fired again on Twitter Friday: “My placing stance six years in the past was designed to enhance my placing stats (I ended up profitable the U.S. Open that 12 months), NOT as an invite to search for my skirt!”
It’s “unsettling to listen to of this extremely inappropriate story shared on a podcast by a public determine referencing my ‘panties,’” she mentioned, not mentioning Giuliani by title.
“What this individual ought to have remembered from that day, was the truth that I shot 64 and beat each male golfer within the subject main our workforce to victory,” Wie added. “I shudder pondering that he was smiling to my face and complimenting me on my recreation whereas objectifying me and referencing my ‘panties’ behind my again all day.”
She additionally emphasised: “What must be mentioned is the elite talent degree that girls play at, not what we put on or appear to be.”
The USA Golf Affiliation replied to Wie with a supportive message. “Sexism has no place in golf or in life,” it tweeted. “We’re at all times in your nook.”
After Giuliani instructed his match story, he requested Bannon, “Is that okay to inform that joke? I’m unsure.”
“We already instructed it, so I don’t know,” Bannon replied.
Wie, 31, is a five-time winner of the Girls Skilled Golf Affiliation tour. She’s at the moment on maternity go away after giving beginning to a daughter, Makenna Kamalei Yoona West, final 12 months.
Giuliani is reportedly the topic of quite a lot of investigations. A nationwide group of attorneys filed an ethics grievance towards him final month, calling on the state of New York to droop his regulation license for his lies about voter fraud and his efforts to undermine the 2020 election.
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