The WNBA released a statement Wednesday condemning sexist comments made on Instagram by former NBA player Gilbert Arenas.
Arenas has posted three photos on Instagram since Tuesday evening with captions complaining that WNBA players don’t wear skimpy outfits.
“dont get me wrong,they have few #cutiepies but theres a whole alotta #beanpies running around,” Arenas wrote in a caption of a photo of two women in underwear.
The WNBA released a statement calling the comments “repugnant, utterly disrespectful and flat-out wrong.”
Several WNBA players also responded.
Home from practice and people sending me what Gilbert Arenas said about the wnba he's a non ________ factor who cares he's a str8 up lame— Ivory Latta (@IvoryLatta12) December 16, 2015
That clearly wants y'all attention. So y'all please entertain that BeanPie looking dude. He's not even worth our time— Ivory Latta (@IvoryLatta12) December 16, 2015
Gilbert Arenas has been miserable for a very long time... Ignorance is bliss... You just have to pray for people like that.— Sophia Petrillheaux (@kelseybone3) December 16, 2015
Lost all respect for Gilbert.....smh.— Matee Ajavon (@Ajavon2you2) December 16, 2015
People keep sending me this Gilbert arenas post, but I don't care! He obviously needs a hug& attention so y'all give it to him! 💁🏽— Swin Cash (@SwinCash) December 16, 2015
Sorry loves but we are at war trying to save our young girls from a lot of social media shaming & I am not here for it! Gotta run be great💋— Swin Cash (@SwinCash) December 16, 2015