23-year-old Ravens Cheerleader Courtney Lenz claims she was dropped from the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl  cheer leading squad because she gained a few pounds.

According to Lenz, the Ravens promised that all veteran cheerleaders would make the trip to the Super Bowl, but Lenz a veteran of five years, was still cut from the team.

The Ravens are defending her cut, saying that the team had to trim down their 60-person squad to thirty-two in accordance to the NFL’s Super Bowl game day rules

Lenz says that she was told by the team that she had a “rough season” and that she had gained weight; Lenz claims she only gained two lbs at most.

An online petition was posted on the “Help Us Get Courtney To Superbowl” Facebook page, it has gained over 27,000 signatures.

(Photo: Facebook)

Also On Black America Web:

2 thoughts on “Ravens Cheerleader Fired for Weight Gain

Add Your Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

×
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,814 other followers