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Pro Golfer Michelle Wie Slams Giuliani After He Told Lewd Story About Her 'Panties' On Podcast

Pro Golfer Michelle Wie Slams Giuliani After He Told Lewd Story About Her 'Panties' On Podcast
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Champion pro golfer Michelle Wie has hit back at former Republican President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani after he publicly told an inappropriate and lewd story about her.

In an appearance on "War Room," the podcast of far-right commentator and former Trump advisor Steve Bannon, Giuliani recounted a story of having seen Wie's "panties" during a golf tournament.

Wie took to Twitter on Friday to call out Giuliani.

Giuliani's less than charming anecdote came during a discussion with Bannon about right-wing provocateur Rush Limbaugh, who recently passed away.

While reminiscing about a golf tournament in which he, Limbaugh and Wie participated, Giuliani called Wie "gorgeous" and claimed while putting she "bends all the way over and her panties show." Giuliani, Limbaugh and Bannon all have a history of openly misogynistic and sexist comments throughout their respective careers.

Wie was having none of it.

In a tweeted statement, the five-time winner of the Ladies Professional Golf Association tour struck back at Giuliani without ever naming him.

"My putting stance six years ago was designed to improve my putting stats (I ended up winning the U.S. Open that year), NOT as an invitation to look up my skirt!"

She went on to express her discomfort with being discussed in such a sexually charged manner behind her back.

"What this person should have remembered from that day, was the fact that I shot 64 and beat every male golfer in the field leading our team to victory."
"I shudder thinking that he was smiling to my face and complimenting me on my game while objectifying me and referencing my 'panties' behind my back all day."

Following her statement, the United States Golf Association tweeted in support of Wie and took a stand against Giuliani's sexism, misogyny and sexual harassment.

On Twitter, the incident definitely struck a nerve.

Many hailed Wie's response.

Giuliani—who was instrumental in the promotion of Trump's "Big Lie" about a voter fraud conspiracy—is currently the subject of multiple investigations and an effort by a national lawyers' organization to have his legal license suspended by the state of New York for his repeated misconduct.