ActressSophie Turner on Friday disrupted her honeymoon with Joe Jonas to provide a message of assistance for U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan.
For context: On Tuesday, the ladies’s soccer group forward kicked the winning objective to beat England 2-1, leading the United States to the ladies’s World Cup last. Morgan then pretended to drink a fictional cup of tea, stimulating criticism and accusations of bad sportsmanship.
Morgan reacted to critics by explaining how “there is some sort of double standard for females in sports to feel like we have to be humble in our successes and have to celebrate, but not too much.”
AlexMorgan keeps in mind the “double standard” for female professional athletes in how they are anticipated to commemorate their successes https://t.co/cgGDJj1ZDD pic.twitter.com/NpYIkuELyC
— TIME (@TIME) July 5, 2019
She likewise described the ‘sipping tea’ thing: “My celebration was actually more about, ‘That’s the tea,’ which is telling a story, spreading news,” Morgan described later on. “Sophie Turner does it quite often. She’s one of my favorite actresses. So it wasn’t a hit to England in any way.”
Turnerfamously “sips tea” in Instagram videos after voicing an especially strong or hot take, prior to providing the tagline, “and that’s the tea.”
“OK, I’m on my honeymoon, I’m not really look at my phone much, but I feel like this deserves a mention,” stated the 23- year-old star in an Instagram Story on Friday, simply days after her 2nd wedding to Jonas in France.
.@alexmorgan13 stated her tea event was motivated by Game of Thrones star SophieTurner
Turner revealed her assistance and offered the haters the tea?? pic.twitter.com/RtVIKrnLFS
— ESPN (@espn) July 5, 2019
“Unfortunately, the U.K. Women’s Football team lost at the World Cup, and of course, I’m incredibly sad and incredibly proud of that team. But I am so honored that we lost to such an incredible team, the U.S. Women’s Football team.”
“Alex Morgan, all the haters that are saying that this was disrespectful, I’m honored that you thought of me and all those people that are hating on you are probably sitting at home, Millennials drinking Kombucha,”Turner continued.
“And I’m really f—king proud of you, Alex Morgan, congratulations on your win. And that’s the motherf—king tea.”
This group is unique. Thanks for the bday love. Thanks for the rocking arena. Thanks for continuing to think with us. And that’s the tea.
— Alex Morgan (@alexmorgan13) July 2, 2019
sophie turner red wine intoxicated in the middle of her honeymoon logging onto insta to defend alex morgan I might not compose much better material if I attempted https://t.co/pz1ETS29P8
— Emily Kukan (@emilychuckkukan) July 5, 2019
Good early morning to Sophie Turner, visiting while definitely sandblasted on her honeymoon to speak about how amazing Alex Morgan is, and Sophie Turner ONLY pic.twitter.com/KWmRQcN4gP
— king spouse (@elanpin) July 5, 2019