The latest advertisement from Subway features none other than U.S. Women’s soccer star, Megan Rapinoe. During the commercial, the World Cup winner encourages a man to ditch his original plan to order burritos for lunch, and instead get a “freshly made Footlong from Subway.”
In addition to her soccer-related prowess and apparent fandom of Subway sandwiches, Rapinoe is also an outspoken advocate for gender equality and so-called “equal pay.”
“Rapinoe says that when it comes to pay equity, the U.S. is due for a ‘paradigm shift’ in how we understand the value and potential of women,” reported NPR.
“Men are so often paid and compensated on the potential that they show, not necessarily what they’ve done,” Rapinoe said, according to the outlet. “And women are so often paid on what they’ve actually done — which normally I would say, we outperform what our contract was.”
With this in mind, The Daily Wire reached out to Subway regarding Rapinoe’s partnership, and asked the following