Political pundit Megyn Kelly blasted collegiate transgender swimmer Lia Thomas after ESPN honored the athlete as part of its Women’s History Month celebration, RadarOnline.com has learned.
In yet another attempt to condemn the so-called “woke” society, Kelly slammed Thomas.On Sunday, ESPN featured Thomas’ swimming career at the University of Pennsylvania as part of a celebration for Women’s History Month. The video montage did not sit well with Kelly, who quickly blasted the athlete and sports network on Twitter.
“Oh HELL NO!” Kelly wrote in response.Thomas sparked a divisive debate about transgender athletes after she became the first trans-woman to win the Ivy League Championship and the 500-yard freestyle at the NCAA Championships in March 2022.
A year after her historic win and graduation, Thomas continued to receive hate, although she insisted that she did not transition to win swim matches, but for her own happiness.
Kelly, along with anti-trans advocates, piled on criticism following the ESPN celebration — with Megyn amplifying the messages by retweeting posts to her timeline.