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“I’ve never seen a basketball player that looks like a beauty pageant winner. We go out here, we work hard, we sweat, we have our hair all over. It’s a very physical sport. We have to have a certain body type in order to play this game.”

Augustus said she’s had several gay athletes reach out to her since she started speaking publicly about her relationship with Varner, and the once-camera shy star is warming up to the spotlight.

“Trailblazing,” she said with a wide smile. “I’m trailblazing. It feels great.”

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