‘Okay, Donnie. Cool’: Top player of winning ladies college basketball team jokes about fast-food banquet put on by President Trump at the White House
- President Trump welcomed Baylor University’s Lady Bears to the White House on Monday to celebrate their 2019 NCAA Division I Championship
- Top player Kalani Brown took to social media to joke about the fast food on offer
- The food spread included Chick-fil-A sandwiches, Wendy’s fast-food, McDonald’s burgers and pizza pies
- The group was the first women’s college or professional team to visit the White House during Trump’s presidency
- Other professional teams and athletes have turned down visits
Winning college basketball team, Baylor University’s Lady Bears were treated to a fast-food banquet at the White House by President Trump, with one player taking to social media to joke at what was on offer.
Top player Kalani Brown, a Baylor senior who was drafted in the first round with the seventh overall pick during the WNBA Draft to join the Los Angeles Sparks, took to Instagram during the visit on Monday, posting a photo with a laughing emoji and videos of the fast-food.
‘The moment everyone’s been waiting for,’ Brown joked as she panned around the room taking in the platters of food heaped with fast-food items.
‘The moment everyone’s been waiting for,’ Brown joked as she panned around the room taking in the platters of food heaped with fast-food items
President Trump tries on a team cap as he welcomes the Baylor University Lady Bears, the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball National Champions, in the Oval Office of the White House on Monday. Brown is seen in the back row (center)
A noted lover of fast food, Trump reportedly served the players a spread of Burger King, Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s and Wendy’s. Brown joked about the fast-food spread on Instagram
The team was served the fast-food banquet as a reward for winning the 2019 NCAA women’s basketball tournament.
Kalani Brown handles the ball on offense against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the third quarter in the championship game of the 2019 NCAA Women’s Final Four at Amalie Arena on April 7, in Tampa, Florida
The spread of Chick-fil-A sandwiches, McDonald’s burgers, Wendy’s, and pizza pies certainly caught the 6 foot 6 player’s attention as she commented on video she filmed, ‘Okay, Donnie. Cool.’
The Baylor Lady Bears basketball team, who represents Baylor University in Waco, Texas, in NCAA Division I women’s basketball competition were invited to the Oval Office to celebrate their 2019 NCAA Division I Championship win.
The team presented Trump with his own jersey, hat and signed ball, during the visit as he congratulated them for their victory over Notre Dame earlier this month.
It is their third national title.
The team presented Trump with his own jersey, hat and signed ball, during the Oval Office visit as he congratulated them for their victory over Notre Dame earlier this month
Kalani Brown poses for a portrait after being selected number seven overall by the Los Angeles Sparks during the WNBA Draft on April 10, in New York, at the Nike New York Headquarters
Baylor Lady Bears center Kalani Brown and teammates hoist the trophy after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish to win the championship game of the women’s Final Four of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Amalie Arena
The team became the first women’s team to be welcomed by Trump at the White house following a championship win.
There have been a raft of professional teams and athletes who have turned down the president’s invitations.