WOMEN
06/30/2015 02:20 pm ET Updated Jun 30, 2015

WNBA Player Reads Mean Tweets, Proves Sexism Is Alive And Well

Chicago Sky player Elena Delle Donne made headlines for her impressive performance at a recent game. Haters on Twitter don't care about that, though. They only seem to care that she's a woman.

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Delle Donne scored a career-high 45 points against the Atlanta Dream last Wednesday and set a league record when she made 19 of 19 free throws. "SportsCenter" tweeted about her success, but it wasn’t long until the trolls pounced with some sexist responses. In the style of Jimmy Kimmel’s "Mean Tweets" series, the star read the tweets aloud in a video posted on the Chicago Sky's YouTube channel.

"I’d rather watch paint dry," she said as she read a tweet. "The WNBA is a complete joke and totally unwatchable," she said as she read another.

Other users decided to completely give up on creativity and went with an outdated sexist stereotype. "Where is the oven?" one user tweeted.

Delle Donne’s response? "In the kitchen. We're on the court. Get over it."

Take that, haters.

H/T The Cut

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