I don’t follow women’s tennis because LOL, but apparently there is drama because Maria Sharapova (white) makes more money in endorsements that Serena Williams (black), even though Serena is the more successful player. We’re talking about the difference between $23million and $13million so you’ll excuse me if I’m not even mockingly faux outraged over this.
Colin Cowherd was interviewing Charles Barkley and was comfortable asking him about it because Charles Barkley is black (that is more or less what Cowherd said).
Barkley’s response was…not shocking at all, because it’s Charles Barkley.
“I think it’s more that [Maria’s] an attractive girl. I’m not saying Serena’s not attractive, but it goes back to Anna Korakova. That’s what’s considered pretty…I just get offended when everybody plays the race card over something silly, when somebody makes $40 million instead of $30. When race comes in to play, people get sick of people crying wolf. I try to never use the race card unless I’m 100 percent sure. It makes great talk radio, but it can’t be proven.”
Not accusing someone of something as heinous as racism without proof? That’s crazy talk. He’s a witch! Drown him!
(That is a Monty Python reference. We aren’t saying that because of the stereotype that black people can’t swim)
I’m going to go back to not caring because someone is only make $13million.