ESPN’s Holly Rowe speaks French and English in a WNBA Draft interview; Twitter reacts
ESPN journalist Holly Rowe received a lot “three good“From his media guilds, on Thursday night, the WNBA Draft Iliana Rupert, a French international, for conducting a bilingual interview.
The Las Vegas Aces overall selected Rupert in the 12th overall. Due to the fact that the draft is COVID-19 and being a virtual event for the second year, Rowh conducted a post-selection interview in an ESPN studio with Rupert’s camera remotely.
Rowe started the conversation “Good afternoon, “or” Good afternoon, “and asked Rupert in French if he spoke English. Ruper answered in the affirmative and the conversation continued in English.
“It’s always been one of my dreams and it’s amazing to be recognized,” Ruper said. “I am very happy [represent] my country and I am excited to finally embark on this journey. “
After two more questions and answers in English, Rowe returned to French to conclude the interview, telling Rupert. “welcomeTo the WNBA. ”Or“ Welcome. ”He also greeted Rupert’s family.
Rowe’s media colleagues were quick to walk away with compliments.
– jay greeson (@jgreesontfp) April 16, 2021
All you have to do is say your name on TV and even less speak French. Holly Rowe doesn’t have to get ahead of us. I still have to learn.
– Max McGee (@MaxMcGeeTV) April 16, 2021
Holly Rowe dominates playing here in French
– Erik Horne (@ErikkHorne) April 16, 2021