Megyn Kelly criticized Penn swimmer, Lia Thomas, a organic male who identifies as a feminine, after Thomas took first place within the NCAA Ladies’s Swimming Championship 500 yard freestyle race on Thursday.
“This can be a farce,” the host of the Sirius XM “The Megyn Kelly Present” podcast tweeted Friday to her million of followers.
“Lia Thomas shouldn’t be the ladies’s champion and has some nerve standing there pretending to be,” she added. “There’s a method to enable TG [Transgender] rights with out decimating girls’s sports activities. This ain’t it.”
This can be a farce. Lia Thomas shouldn’t be the ladies’s champion and has some nerve standing there pretending to be.
There’s a method to enable TG rights with out decimating girls’s sports activities. This ain’t it. https://t.co/fFXqSx14kT
— Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) March 18, 2022
The previous Fox Information host’s submit included a Daily Mail article with a photograph taken on the medal podium displaying Thomas standing in first place subsequent to second place winner College of Virginia swimmer Emma Weyant adopted by College of Texas swimmer Erica Sullivan. Within the photograph it couldn’t be extra clear the distinction in measurement between the organic male vis-a-vis Weyant and Sullivan.
The article included many congratulatory posts to Weyant, together with the message that “second is the brand new first” and that Weyant is the “actual winner.”
Spherical of applause for Emma Weyant, the UVA swimmer who positioned second within the 500y freestyle tonight, behind Lia Thomas. Second is the brand new first. #savewomenssports pic.twitter.com/NtHookm3qQ
— Angela Morabito (@AngelaLMorabito) March 18, 2022
Congrats to Virginia freshman Emma Weyant, the girl who would have received tonight’s NCAA title within the 500 meter if girls’s sports activities had been nonetheless sane. https://t.co/KYYKbIr8nt
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) March 18, 2022
No, Lia Thomas didn’t set a brand new report within the NCAA girls’s championship 500 freestyle prelim.
As a result of Lia Thomas is a person. It’s actually not doable for him to set a brand new girls’s report in something. It doesn’t matter what some scoreboard says.
— Brittany Hughes (@RealBrittHughes) March 17, 2022
As reported by The Every day Wire, Thomas, who beforehand competed towards males earlier than figuring out as a girl, was greeted by cheers from onlookers on the competitors Thursday.
Onlookers cheered Thursday night as a organic man who identifies as a transgender girl annihilated feminine opponents in a collegiate race.
College of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas clocked in at 4:33:24, ending first within the NCAA Ladies’s Swimming Championship 500 yard freestyle.
The College of Virginia’s Emma Weyant, a freshman, completed second with 4 minutes 34 seconds and 99 milliseconds, dropping 2 seconds and 26 milliseconds from her earlier time.
Erica Sullivan, a freshman from the College of Texas, completed third at 4 minutes, 35 seconds, and 92 milliseconds.
After the win, ESPN spoke to Thomas about what the win meant amid the “highlight” the swimmer’s been below.
“I attempt to ignore it as a lot as a I can,” Thomas shared. “I attempt to give attention to my swimming, what I have to do to prepare for my races, and simply attempt to block out every part else.”
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