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Caster Semenya Doesn’t Care If You Talk About Her Genitals. She’s Here To Race And That’s It

“I’m not ashamed of being myself. I know who I am,” says Caster Semenya, the South African track star, in her first interview since being cleared to compete after that whole intersex scandal. “There’s only one person who can judge me. There’s only God.” Not only is this chick a role model for her athletic prowess, but her ability to roll intense international criticism off her back: “I don’t see it as a big deal. I know people talk, but I don’t care. [I wasn’t hurt], not for a moment.” All of which makes me thinks those reports of Caster being on suicide watch might’ve been rubbish.

By:           Max Simon
On:           Jan 27, 2011
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  • 6 Comments
    • Xtincta
      Xtincta

      I’m really proud of her. I don’t think I would have handeled the news so well if it were me, but I’m sure listening to her would give many people in similar situations strength to overcome.

      Jan 27, 2011 at 9:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Hopeless Romantic... No, Wait. Just Hopeless
      Hopeless Romantic... No, Wait. Just Hopeless

      Must totally suck to be bullied like she was on such a large scale.

      Jan 27, 2011 at 10:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kyle
      Kyle

      She rocks!!!

      Jan 28, 2011 at 10:01 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • redball
      redball

      GO GIRL!

      Jan 28, 2011 at 10:17 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Phoenix
      Phoenix

      Proudly South-African!

      Jan 28, 2011 at 1:06 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Fitz
      Fitz

      She has so much more grace than I could ever hope to have.

      Jan 28, 2011 at 3:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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