Davis said she signed the contract and agreed that keeping up a healthy lifestyle and a certain appearance was crucial to the job. Over the next three decades, the cheerleaders found their uniforms getting skimpier and skimpier—hot pants made hotter with V-shaped dips at the waist. She enjoyed a few more months of pseudo-celebrity status after quitting the cheer squad. Leave A Comment. You can read diverse opinions from our Board of Contributors and other writers on the Opinion front pageon Twitter usatodayopinion and in our daily Opinion newsletter. Besides putting the sexy young performers on the sidelines in bikini-sized costumes, professional football teams have them shake and twerk in ways more akin to pole-dancing than traditional cheerleading. The Redskins said it was team policy to collect passports for all international travel as a security precaution.
With all that said however, they aren't a necessity in the NFL for example.
Other cheerleaders were auctioned off to the highest bidder, at which point they had to escort the winner around. Sign In. Similarly, they are like a beer on a Saturday night while watching a UFC event. She resigned and Fletcher and a couple of members of his unit were suspended from the National Guard in the wake of this scandal. On top of that, cheerleaders are often fined for sexist reasons. As the alleged abuses piled up, however, Davis began plotting her exit. Teel, whose name is still painted on two prime parking spots at FedExField though he no longer owns a suite at the stadium, was adamant in saying that nothing inappropriate happened on his boat and that he always treated the cheerleaders with respect.