Billie Jean King Says She's Upset With Women Who Voted Trump - NBC Connecticut

Billie Jean King Says She's Upset With Women Who Voted Trump

King, who led the fight for equal pay for women in tennis, also says that there is more misogyny now than when she defeated Bobby Riggs in the famous "Battle of the Sexes" match in 1973

    Winter Olympics PyeongChang 2018 Medal Count
    Country
    Total
    1
    Norway
    78722
    2
    Germany
    94417
    3
    Canada
    55515
    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Why SmartLipo is a quick, safe, and easy solution
    Robin Marchant/Getty Images for The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
    NEW YORK, NY - SEPT.9: Emma Stone and Billie Jean King attend The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Hosts an Official Academy Screening of THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES at MOMA on Sept. 19, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences )

    Tennis icon Billie Jean King says she is upset with the many white women who voted for Donald Trump, saying they "really don't like themselves."

    King, who led the fight for equal pay for women in tennis, also says that there is more misogyny now than when she defeated Bobby Riggs in the famous "Battle of the Sexes" match in 1973, the subject of the new movie starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell.

    In an interview, King, who has also fought for LGBT rights, expressed the hope that the movie inspires a new generation to fight for freedom and equality.

    In November, 53 percent of white women voted for Trump over Hillary Clinton, exit polls showed.

    The Men of USA Figure Skating Explain How They Pick Their Music

    [NATL] The Men of USA Figure Skating Explain How They Pick Their Music

    Music is a crucial component for any figure skating routine. So how do U.S. figure skaters Nathan Chen, Adam Rippon and Vincent Zhou choose what songs they skate to?

    (Published Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018)