o the entire tennis world is up in arms over an allegation that the Wimbledon organizers place the pretty players on center court while the homely chicks are relegated to the courts located in the netherworld. I have honestly been shocked by the amount of press that this story has managed to attract, what with the universal fixation on the death of Michael Jackson and the astonishing number of related scandals now clogging up the news pages.
I was even more intrigued that a spokesperson for the All England Club apparently conceded that physical attractiveness is one of the factors that determine court assignment. This admission -- if indeed it was made -- was as dumb as the apparent statement by someone from US Air that pitchman Billy Mays should have been wearing his seat belt when something from the overhead compartment hit him on the head. There are some things that I would not expect a PR savvy individual to admit, even when they are true.
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