Simone Manuel was quick to get a rude Twitter user together after he compared her physicality to that of a male athlete.
The Olympic gold medal winner had time Monday and used it to address sexist-fueled ignorance that was spewed at her on Twitter. One user replied to Manuel’s Sunday's 50-meter freestyle victory by comparing her to Philadelphia 76ers player Dwight Howard.
Congratulations…… First glance I thought this was Dwight Howard 😂 https://t.co/tXy6kARY8x— 🔴 Ben Simmons a HOF ⚫️ (@KingsRealmATL) June 21, 2021
Manuel, who keeps a low profile and said she usually strays from responding to derogatory commentary, responded to the post.
“I usually don’t respond to things like this but we gotta stop calling Black women manly. Have a blessed day,” Manuel replied.