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Andy Murray Interrupts Reporter’s Sexist Question To Stop Casual Sexism, And His Interview Goes Viral
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Andy Murray Interrupts Reporter’s Sexist Question To Stop Casual Sexism, And His Interview Goes Viral

British tennis player Andy Murray has just been eliminated from Wimbledon by American Sam Querrey, but people are talking more about his post-game interview rather than the loss itself.

In the press conference, a reporter can be heard asking off-camera: “Andy, Sam is the first U.S. player to reach a major semi-final since 2009. How would you describe the—?”

When Murray casually interferes: “Male player.”

Pause. “I beg your pardon?” the reporter asks.

“Male player, right?” Murray repeats.

You see, Serena Williams has won 12 Grand Slam tournaments since 2009. TWELVE.

The reporter tried to laugh this one off, but Murray – who is currently ranked as the no. 1 male player in the world – was taking none of it. Social media praised Murray for refusing to allow “casual sexism”, and his mother, Judy, tweeted proudly: “That’s my boy.”

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Sheralyn
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5 years ago

Those who don't think it's sexist are basically saying Andy Murray (and his mum) were also too sensitive. Frankly i'm more inclined to take the viewpoint of a professional male tennis player immersed in global sporting culture and its norms, than random conservative commenters here whining about how calling out sexism is a tool of the snowflake liberals, but maybe that's just me.

Maxine Clark
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5 years ago

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Conservatives don't whine, nor do they use it as a tool against Snowflakes. It is a fact however, that Snowflakes do use whining as their way of coping, while some just suck their thumb.

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Carolina Ren
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5 years ago

Your mamma raised you right Andy <3

Edwin Lesperance
Community Member
5 years ago

Maybe his momma AND his 'male parent' as well.

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Fernando Taveira
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5 years ago

Nowdays, being fair and defend equality is "political correctness" or "overly sensitive". -.-' It's better to say stupid things, spit on the floor and be proud of being an idiot? I weep for humanity.

Nicklas Linder
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5 years ago

I hate when people use PC as some sort of insult. If being PC is bad, I REALLY don't want to be the opposite... And snowflake? I'd rather be sensitive and unique every day, than a mindless, hating blob. Any day of the week. //PC as f--k.

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Sheralyn
Community Member
5 years ago

Those who don't think it's sexist are basically saying Andy Murray (and his mum) were also too sensitive. Frankly i'm more inclined to take the viewpoint of a professional male tennis player immersed in global sporting culture and its norms, than random conservative commenters here whining about how calling out sexism is a tool of the snowflake liberals, but maybe that's just me.

Maxine Clark
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5 years ago

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Conservatives don't whine, nor do they use it as a tool against Snowflakes. It is a fact however, that Snowflakes do use whining as their way of coping, while some just suck their thumb.

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Carolina Ren
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5 years ago

Your mamma raised you right Andy <3

Edwin Lesperance
Community Member
5 years ago

Maybe his momma AND his 'male parent' as well.

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Fernando Taveira
Community Member
5 years ago

Nowdays, being fair and defend equality is "political correctness" or "overly sensitive". -.-' It's better to say stupid things, spit on the floor and be proud of being an idiot? I weep for humanity.

Nicklas Linder
Community Member
5 years ago

I hate when people use PC as some sort of insult. If being PC is bad, I REALLY don't want to be the opposite... And snowflake? I'd rather be sensitive and unique every day, than a mindless, hating blob. Any day of the week. //PC as f--k.

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