LSU’s Angel Reese Defends Taunting Back Iowa’s Caitlin Clark In NCAA Title Win, Garners Support


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LSU basketball star Angel Reese is safeguarding her taunting of Iowa’s Caitlin Clark throughout the NCAA title video game on Sunday, and called out the hypocrites who slammed her for doing the very same taunt Clark had actually carried out in video games prior.

The Tigers forward got extensive reaction for utilizing WWE super star John Cena’s Popular “You Can’t See Me” gesture throughout LSU’s 103-85 blowout triumph at the American Airlines.

Black LSU Star Slams Hypocrites Condemning Her Use Of Taunt Initially Done By White Iowa Player

Iowa’s Clark had actually utilized the exact same hand gesture to ridicule gamers in both the Elite Eight and Final Four.

Caitlin Clark (@CaitlinClark22) simply did a “You can’t see me” to Hailey Van Lith (@haileyvanlith )??? #MarchMadness

— Antonio Garcia (@Iruk_WomenSport) March 27, 2023

While Clark was applauded for the act, Reese was slammed for bad sportsmanship. She went on to state that critics have actually defined her as “too excellent … too ghetto” for the taunt, “however when other individuals do it, ya’ll do not state absolutely nothing.”

“All year, I was critiqued about who I was,” Reese stated throughout her post-game interview. “The story– I do not fit the story. I do not suit package that y’ all desire me to be in. ‘I’m too hood. I’m too ghetto.’ Y’ all informed me that all year. When other individuals do it, y’ all do not state absolutely nothing.”

“I do not suit package that y’ all desire me to be in. I’m too hood, I’m too ghetto, y’ all informed me that all year. When other individuals do it, y’ all do not state absolutely nothing. This was for individuals that appear like me.”– Angel Reese ❤

— WSLAM (@wslam) April 3, 2023

Reese Calls Sunday’s NCAA Title Win A Victory For “The Girls That Look Like Me”

Reese — who moved from Maryland to LSU last May– included that Sunday’s win was for “the ladies that appear like me,” informing them to be “unapologetically you.”

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“And, that’s what I did it for tonight. It was larger than me this evening. Twitter is gon na go on a rage each time. And, I’m delighted. I seem like I’ve assisted grow ladies’s basketball this year.”


— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 2, 2023

LeBron James, Shaq Amongst Reese’s Supporters After LSU Women Basketball’s First NCAA Title

Reese did have her fans, however, consisting of the similarity LeBron James and Shaquille O’Neal, who safeguarded Reese while addressing Keith Olbermann, who had actually called her a “f *** ing moron.”

“Shut your dumb a ** up leave angel reese alone.”

shut your dumb ass up leave angel reese alone.

— SHAQ (@SHAQ) April 3, 2023

LeBron likewise shared Ryan Clark’s message on Twitter, stating:

“If you applauded Caitlin Clark as competitive, intense, and enthusiastic for doing the ‘You can’t see me’ event and are slamming Angel Reese for the exact same we currently understand!!”

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Sunday’s triumph for the LSU ladies’s basketball group was the first-ever NCAA title for the group and the 4th title for coach Kim Mulkey, who had actually formerly won 3 titles with Baylor prior to signing up with the LSU Tigers in 2021.

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