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ESPN Analyst Tweets Message For Trump Supporters Happy About Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn cries during interview.


Lindsey Vonn made her Winter Olympics debut this weekend. It didn't end with a medal.

The United States star skier made her debut in the super-G. She started well, but skidded a bit toward the end of the course and ended up finishing in sixth place. No medal.

Vonn's struggled performance was an entertaining one for some President Trump supporters. The U.S. Olympian made headlines before the Winter Games for her comments on the current administration.

“I take the Olympics very seriously and what they mean and what they represent, what walking under our flag means in the opening ceremony,” Vonn told CNN. “I want to represent our country well. I don’t think that there are a lot of people currently in our government that do that.”

Vonn said she would not accept an invitation to the White House.

“Absolutely not. Nope. I have to win to be invited so – no, actually I think every US team member is invited. So, no, I won’t go.”

These comments led to many President Trump supporters being happy about Vonn's poor performance. A bunch of them tweeted at her following her race.

ESPN analyst Julie Foudy says she was "sickened" by what she saw. "Is this what we've become?"

Vonn responded, saying not everyone has to like her.

Vonn's Winter Olympics aren't over yet. She's set to compete in two more events.