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US women's soccer star Megan Rapinoe: 'I'm not going to the f***ing White House'
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US women's soccer star Megan Rapinoe: 'I'm not going to the f***ing White House'

President Donald Trump isn't down with Rapinoe's national anthem antics

U.S. women's soccer star Megan Rapinoe — who kept a promise to ignore the national anthem amid the World Cup as an "f-you" to President Donald Trump — sure seems to enjoy that four-letter word.

When soccer magazine Eight by Eight asked Rapinoe if she was excited about going to the White House, assuming her squad takes home the World Cup trophy, Rapinoe let it rip.

"I'm not going to the f***ing White House," she replied as video rolled.

Content warning: profanity

"No," she added. "I'm not going to the White House ... we're not going to be invited."

When the writer replied with surprise — "You're not going to be invited?" — she answered, "I doubt it."

The president's take

Trump on Monday told the Hill he doesn't believe it's appropriate that Rapinoe — a co-captain of her team — to protest during the national anthem.

"No. I don't think so," Trump told the outlet.

What else?

Cameras caught Rapinoe standing silent as her teammates put their hands over their hearts and sang the national anthem before the team's World Cup game against Thailand.

Rapinoe also has been putting her hands behind her back as "The Star-Spangled Banner" plays, Yahoo Sports said recently: "I'll probably never put my hand over my heart," she told the outlet. "I'll probably never sing the national anthem again."

In 2016, Rapinoe — who is openly gay — made headlines by kneeling before a soccer game in solidarity with NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who began the trend to point out racial injustice in America.

Rapinoe also has called Trump "sexist," "misogynistic," "small-minded," "racist," "not a good person" — and has said she sees herself as a "walking protest."

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