Sandra Bullock Speaks Up for Equal Pay for Women’s Soccer Team at 2019 ESPYS

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Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by Bruce Haring on July 10, 2019.

Add Sandra Bullock to the growing list of voices calling for equal pay for the US Women’s National Soccer team.

Appearing at the 2019 ESPYS in Los Angeles to present the “Best Team” award, Bullock spoke out in favor of the women, who are paid less than the men’s national team despite back-to-back World Cup wins.

“All those in favor of equal pay, say I,” Bullock said, then handed the mic over to two-time World Cup champion, Olympic gold medalist, and Rutgers alum Carli Lloyd.

Lloyd and co-captain Megan Rapinoe made short remarks, but show host Tracy Morgan kept the flame burning in his closing remarks. …

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