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JK Rowling slams ‘Chauvinist’ cartoon of Serena Williams

JK Rowling slams ‘Chauvinist’ cartoon of Serena Williams

A caricature of tennis star Serena Williams published in Australia’s newspaper has caused an uproar on social media.

The cartoon was published after Serena lost the finals to a newcomer Osaka, Serena was penalized a point and issued a code of violations. To which she accused the Referee Ramos, of being a Thief.

“You stole a point from me. You’re a thief too.” said williams, after which Ramos issue a second violation.

“Well done on reducing one of the greatest sportswomen alive to racist and sexist tropes and turning a second great sportswoman into a faceless prop,” Rowling tweeted on Monday.