Music Festival Charges Whites Double, Hero Dr. Mike, & USWNT Equal Pay Debate (Its Complicated)

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  • Philip DeFranco
    Philip DeFranco  Month ago +1373

    Hey! Hope you had a greaT WEEKEND...OH NO I HIT THE CAPSLOCK...there we go I fixed it.
    Afrofest 00:06 - Dr Mike 3:43 - TIA 4:44 - World Cup 6:31

    • Bruce Wayne
      Bruce Wayne Month ago +1

      The folks advocating for the women's soccer team are wrong. Maybe they bring in more revenue in ticket sales, but that's nothing compared to the ad money that men bring in. If there's a sexist conspiracy, it actually favors women due to their bigger fee structure, even if they make less in aggregate. And of course, they're relying on lawsuits... as opposed to using worker strikes as leverage, which is something male athletes typically do if they feel poorly compensated... I guess these ladies themselves don't think they have much worth. And who cares if the ladies win more (against foreign teams that probably aren't as developed, mind you), if they still fail to draw in more ad money. And don't get me started on tennis or biology. With that being said, kudos to the female athletes that still respect the American flag.

    • Coatzecouatl
      Coatzecouatl Month ago

      Racism is racism. The intent, reason or justification for it does not actually change what it is.

    • Not my name
      Not my name Month ago

      I would like to see the men team against the women team.

    • Scott Bub
      Scott Bub Month ago

      If they want equal pay and think they perform better then the men’s team then they should play against the men’s USA team and see how they do.

    • Public Enemy
      Public Enemy Month ago

      On the uswnt it’s not the same because Brazil Germany have great players it’s like comparing oranges to twinkies but I agree they should be paid equally because the women don’t roll on the ground like there being murdered

  • martialme84
    martialme84 5 days ago

    Sjws are obviously cancer, but pay the damn women´s soccer team more than the men´s team ffs.
    They bring in more cash so more of that cash is rightfully theirs.

  • Smoot Watkins
    Smoot Watkins 14 days ago +1

    They changed tbe ticket price because it is illegal in every state to discriminate (charge higher price arbitrarily) by ethnicity/race. Way to add that minor detail, Phil. Your journalistic standards never fail.

  • Redvines69
    Redvines69 14 days ago

    How about we have the women's team play against the men's team and the winner gets all the money? Oh wait that would be too equal of a way to settle it....

  • Redvines69
    Redvines69 14 days ago

    Why the everloving fuck would I want to go to a concert in Detroit even at regular prices?

  • patrick Katalenas
    patrick Katalenas 15 days ago

    racism is real in the states and its against whites and asians.

  • Hannah Parry
    Hannah Parry 15 days ago

    Only my second video of yours! I love the way you cover a wide array of facts regardless of what kinds of emotions are tied up with them.

  • Romiezey562
    Romiezey562 16 days ago

    This only happens in America because the mens team is that bad Mexico for example the number for men Obliderate women's Futbol team lol.....its halarious that USA is going through this haha

  • JustPassingThrough
    JustPassingThrough 17 days ago

    Yeah I'm all for making a big deal about the unequal pay between the women's soccer team and the men's. Firstly, the fact that there was unequal pay of such an immense proportion not but a few years ago is ridiculous to begin with. Secondly, I know that if I were working as hard as my equal, and still getting paid proportionally less by roughly 10% just because of my sex, I'd still be pretty pissed. So to me, this is a no brainer. It needs to be fixed ASAP.

  • JustPassingThrough
    JustPassingThrough 17 days ago

    I understand where the festival was coming from. It was a good place... I think. However, the execution was absolutely deplorable. Much like a number of 4th wave feminist/LGBTQ/equality movements for that matter... Anyway, Phil was absolutely spot on with that alternative idea of focusing more on the local community than SPECIFICALLY skin color. It would have made much more sense. Doesn't seem like they learned their lesson either based off of their rationale for backing down...

  • snprshot
    snprshot 21 day ago

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  • Dog God
    Dog God 22 days ago

    Honestly, most of the black people I know are college educated and well-to-do, so I have no idea where this stereotype of "poor impoverished black people" comes from. Like, there are plenty of poor black people, but there are a lot of poor white and brown people, too. Kind of wish I had access to that "collective white wealth" when I only got one meal a day growing up in a meth-lab trailer park in the middle of a desert, just saying.

  • Dont worry about it
    Dont worry about it 23 days ago +1

    They can have equal pay when they get equal viewers

    • Dog God
      Dog God 22 days ago

      That's the point, dipshit, they had higher viewership in the US than the men's team for the past couple of years.

  • Cuptain Capcake
    Cuptain Capcake 24 days ago

    How can you charge a person more for a festival because of their race and believe the stupid excuse came up with? That’s racist. It’s disgusting and wrong period

  • Rusty
    Rusty 25 days ago

    Isn’t that illegal? Discrimination?

  • wnterbird
    wnterbird 25 days ago

    “How severe is this pay gap?” If you are saying this, you’re missing the point. ANY pay gap is unacceptable.

    • Dog God
      Dog God 22 days ago

      No. There are genuine reasons to pay people less. This sentiment is as stupid as the people who say "Women earn less because they want to!"

  • TimikinZ
    TimikinZ 26 days ago

    Racism is racism. Charging more based on the colour of someone skin is racist. Period.

  • Vitti Rayne
    Vitti Rayne 27 days ago much are the tickets for people who are Mixed? Native American? Hispanic? Japanese? >_> Just asking.

  • Nymeria Kayvee
    Nymeria Kayvee 28 days ago

    I love dr mike

  • At Oussama
    At Oussama 28 days ago

    10:20 THIS.
    As much as we can scream equal pay, but the World Cup is an international competition, and it's well known that the women's football teams worldwide are far less skilled than the men's counterpart, and that reflects why the Men's WC has a more diverse Round of 8/16 every edition, while the US women's team wins almost every WC. Bringing an American economical issue to the world doesn't seem like the smartest thign to do because of the dynamics.

  • Clayton Foster
    Clayton Foster 29 days ago

    I am here for Eventbrite! That's why you get all my money!

  • MrElaaks
    MrElaaks 29 days ago

    Regarding pay in entertainment (sports), it is as it is in most other places.
    You should get rewards relatable to the revenue you bring in and in relation to how easy you are to replace.
    No matter gender or race or whatever other excuses people tend to blame it on. But you have to show it of before the rewards come. So winning one world championship is impressive and should have given a bonus no doubt. But consistency is also a factor. So when you continue to deliver, reward should follow. If not, achieve somewhere else.
    Womens "soccer" championships are however, on a world level very new, and low rated, in comparison to the mens version. So in a broad sense, it makes sense that women "soccer" players receive a lower payout. This will however, probably change as womens "soccer" grows. But I doubt it ever will bring in the revenue that mens "soccer" does. Thus, the general level of reward will be comparably lower.

  • Kayla Chin-Loy
    Kayla Chin-Loy Month ago

    Lolol what if you were mixed with a black and white background? Like the fuck you gonna do charge more than black people but less than white people? Either way, still racist.

  • Jake38nine
    Jake38nine Month ago

    Racism and Segregation still exists today. I'm not sorry. If you're a black or ANY colored person who supports these ideals, you are worse than a slave. You are a demon who shall be sentenced to Hell for all of eternity.

  • Savannah
    Savannah Month ago

    Discrimination against a white person is STILL discrimination. You *can* be racist toward white people. It baffles me that there is such a double standard on this. Yes, prejudice very often happens to minorities and non-white people, but it can still happen TO white people.

  • HoopleHeadUSA
    HoopleHeadUSA Month ago

    Just think if your sports organization was the first in the world and history to unequivocally pay all members and genders the same. They would get soooooo much good press and support, more than any “loss” from paying those higher salaries.

    • 4go101
      4go101 29 days ago

      Yeah if you didn't want women's sports organizations to exist anymore, sure. Who exactly do you think would pay these enormously inflated salaries?

  • Mark Lyon
    Mark Lyon Month ago

    So glad to see the younger generations aren't liberal white cucks who think black people are incapable of helping themselves without the white man's help. They don't even realize how racist it makes them look. They are drowning in virtuosity, not reality.

  • Ramza
    Ramza Month ago

    This is why feminists are retarded... the women actually get paid MORE then women in soccer but thats because compared to the mens world cup NO-ONE watches the womens league.

    • Ramza
      Ramza 22 days ago

      @Dog God and how many people watch the mens league?

    • Dog God
      Dog God 22 days ago

      No one watches the women's league, except 25 million people in North America, apparently.

  • Emily Baggins
    Emily Baggins Month ago +1

    I'm a simple person. I see Dr. Mike, I click... Also I watch the show regularly so-

  • Faith
    Faith Month ago

    IT IS ILLEGAL to discriminate on someone based on race. Those tickets discriminated based on race.

  • Tails Clock
    Tails Clock Month ago +1

    Common Sense: "Bring proof of address that you are a local and you get in half price."
    Racism: "Whities are charged double."
    I don't buy that this was a whoopsie. You need to be a special level of stupid to come up with such a bad idea, and for everyone around you to give you the thumbs up. They KNEW this was a racist move. Though since some of the performers were not aware of this idea, maybe it wasn't something that had support from all the staff. It's still impressive someone with the authority to do this was allowed to do it though. I am not going to drop my suspicions that this was done with racist intent until I hear an apology.
    Them changing it did not sound even remotely like an apology, and in fact was blamed on racists. They canceled their racist price system due to white supremicists. They fucked up again. God damn it. "White supremecists credited with ending racist rules" is not what we need right now. When will people learn that racism begets racism. Doing this to white people will always hurt black people. Doing this to black people will always hurt white people. Stop making the opposing team look good!
    Afrofuture needs to be canceled.

  • Kevin Porter
    Kevin Porter Month ago

    Of course the women should make more than the men not less. The women's team have scored more goals in a single game then the men have scored total in their last World Cup total goals. The women win, then men leave us disappointed.

  • Snow Fox Games
    Snow Fox Games Month ago

    It is racist people think cause there white its not racist that's not how it works

  • Kishore S
    Kishore S Month ago

    Lol women get paid cause no one wants to watch women football

  • Kistilan
    Kistilan Month ago +1

    Just when you thought Fire Festival was the #1 Festival Failure, DeeeeTroit CiTeh steps up to the plate and swings like a Tiger with Cecil on third, Trammel on second and down by 1 at the bottom of the 9th 'n two outs on the board.
    But don't worry AFF, you've got the LoLions to help you out in the Fall -- might get rickrolled by the CiTeh again in Festive Failures and give you the deuce spot. And there's always Florida Man to help you out, should He get get Organized enough. Oh, and Storm'n Area 51. Maybe we'll charge more for Illegal Aliens to join the Storm and profile by country of origin.

  • Tina Carson
    Tina Carson Month ago

    The US women’s team lost the a group of 14 year old boys. How can they ask for more money. Lol. 🙄.
    I’ve never watch women’s soccer and never will.
    Women’s soccer doesn’t have a following like men’s. It comes down to how much money they can bring in not if they’re winning games.

  • Tina Carson
    Tina Carson Month ago

    Why don’t you call it what it is Phil? They were black racist! I’m so tired of hypocrites, which those in charge of the concert are.
    Don’t even come at me with “blacks can’t be racist” bull shit.

  • Twyzan
    Twyzan Month ago

    Goddamn it Phil, I watch these shows in the dark at night, I don't need a huge picture of an insect up in my face to scare me half to death.

  • saki ki
    saki ki Month ago

    This is racist and stupid.
    Seams like everyone thinks black people are poor.
    My country has also some "Illuminated" people like this. They think there should be and easy way in to college for black people and gipsies 🤦
    Instead of giving the opportunity available for poor but hardworking kids ( of any color or background).
    If this isn't discriminating based on your "race" I don't know what it is.
    And here you can't buy your way into college, it takes only your grades into account but they want a special system appart from other's so that black people and gipsies would be able to get into college even if they have worse grades than any other poor kid.

  • cviar95
    cviar95 Month ago

    There’s a pay gap due to viewership and sponsorship. Simple as that. Women’s soccer in general draws less viewership. As the ladies continue to win, they’ll draw more viewership in the US and get paid more. Women’s international soccer is less competitive

  • ilmārs ābele
    ilmārs ābele Month ago +4

    so many people in the US can't comprehend the meaning of th term 'racism'

  • Megan
    Megan Month ago

    Dr. Mike looks like a hero because obviously he looks like he is a man that needs to make him look more attractive. Ticks great conversation starter;) so how about them Texan ticks they're so vegan judgy they make you allergic to meat.

  • D Mal
    D Mal Month ago

    Instead of saying hey pay us like the men although we dont draw the men's revenue, you should examine how to draw (without shaming) people to your sport. Maybe change some rules, play the men I'm exhibition games, advertise more, maybe a video game if you dont already have one,

  • D Mal
    D Mal Month ago

    People who support equal pay do not understand free market capitalism. Even where the gender is the same you see the difference. For example, a college football team that is not in one big five conference's can go undefeated and not make as much money as a team in the big five who performs poorly. This is because there is a bigger draw. Again free market capitalism.

  • D Mal
    D Mal Month ago

    So, let me get this straight for years minorities have been fighting for justice just to turn around and do it themselves? Why not have am earlier release date to buy tix if you live in that area? Problem solved.

  • D Mal
    D Mal Month ago

    The females are not better than males. They are better at beating the females than the males beating the males. . To do a one to one, the males would have to play the females or vice versa. Also, the males drew more money. It's called capitalism.

  • Lu The Gamecat
    Lu The Gamecat Month ago +2

    So basically they are saying that people of color are poor

  • Eleftherion
    Eleftherion Month ago

    This is so disappointing and damaging to POC who are doing actual good for the community instead of attempting to revive a harsh part of Hammurabi's Code.
    If you don't want out-of-towners snatching up tickets, then sell the tickets at select locations within the city of Detroit and NOT online? Perhaps in predominately African-American areas if you don't want a bunch of wippl there? You could have done SO MUCH better, AfroFuture. Instead, you're perpetuating racism by charging more money to people who you think deserve to be punished for something they didn't even necessarily do.

  • Underbelli Studios
    Underbelli Studios Month ago

    All i can think everytime i see American news is...... What le fuck America.

  • Live & Amplified
    Live & Amplified Month ago

    What kind of weird cryptic shit was that? If you're still around next year?

  • RatStew
    RatStew Month ago

    America.. fix yaself already, pretty please from a European.(cause you screwing everyone worldwide)

  • A Fucking Weeb
    A Fucking Weeb Month ago

    At the DIA (Detroit Institute of Arts) anyone living in Wayne County can show the ticket stand their Driver's License and walk in for free. AfroFuture fest could've done the exact same thing (or just charge residents the cheaper fare) if they want to make sure community members show up and aren't shafted by scalpers. I have a hard time believing the organizers of this event, if they're from the Detroit area, were unaware of this option, leading me to believe this is another case of disproportionate affirmative action.
    Also, would they charge Arab residents, who make up a significant minority population in Detroit, or Asians or Hispanics the cheaper fare? Since they talked about how they're performing in a historically black neighborhood, I wonder if even the term "People of Color" is exclusive to just African Americans.

  • ComedicTantrum
    ComedicTantrum Month ago

    Equal pay... you can’t comprare men’s futbol to women’s futbol completely different league.

  • Lane Simmo
    Lane Simmo Month ago

    Let people, of any race, who are on the social pay what they can afford. And every one else can pay the £20. That makes it fairer and allows anyone of any skin colour attend if they want to. It should be about social inequity not race.

  • Walter Black
    Walter Black Month ago

    Ah, the age of wage gap myth needs to be perpetuated by angry lesbians who play football... Looking at the actual numbers though:

  • houseofaction
    houseofaction Month ago

    there results were superior, there performance wasn't. the men have to deal with competing with other men who are far stronger than the women and therefore the men had to deal with a harder competition

  • Cj Young
    Cj Young Month ago

    this is racist though lol

  • Jordan H
    Jordan H Month ago +37

    Women’s fifa World Cup 2019 had a record breaking 7.6 million viewers
    The male World Cup had 3.5 billion viewers.

    I rest my case

    • ThusMostous
      ThusMostous 21 day ago +6

      @Dog God You're a morron, money is generated *INTERNATIONALLY*
      Let me give your morron ass an example:
      Lionel Messi makes 40 Million Euros he plays in a spanish club Barcelona Fc. Spain with a population of 43 million people.
      Spain alone wouldn't be to substain Messi's salary let alone his co-stars Luis Suarez, Coutinho, etc.
      This isn't really an issue because *INTERNATIONALLY* La Liga is broadcasted to more than 650 million people, and an "el clasico" game is watched by 175 million people.

      FWC: millions of viewers.
      MWC: Billions of viewers.

      On another scenerio:
      You really think if other countries gave a shit about female soccer the uswnt would have a chance?
      The only reason the USWNT is winning right now ain't due because of their skills but because of their physicality. (more fit, trained, more resources, treated better)

      Female soccer ain't watched because of enterntainment, female soccer is watched because they win. Once the female soccer starts losing...their fans.....will.............

    • Flash93933
      Flash93933 22 days ago

      @Dog God I'm saying dude just pulled random numbers out of his ass

    • Dog God
      Dog God 22 days ago

      Actually, the opposite is true. The women's World Cup drew a 22% higher viewership in the United States than the men's World Cup. The only "case" you have is a mental one.

    • Flash93933
      Flash93933 23 days ago

      Where did you get 3.5 figure from?

    • AC Chery
      AC Chery Month ago +1

      Soo deluded

  • Paulo Goncalves
    Paulo Goncalves Month ago

    Women will not earn the same as men because they dont generate as much money. This is capitalism :) ronaldo generates millions upon millions of dollars. Morgan does not. Sorry. Look at tennis per example they earn more than man.

  • Casper Frost
    Casper Frost Month ago

    I don’t know why but the sentence ‘random tick fact’ made me giggle

  • Savantskie
    Savantskie Month ago

    Why was this re-uploaded?

  • Ethan Jordan
    Ethan Jordan Month ago

    Why can’t we all just get along. To paraphrase George Carlin instead of focusing on our differences can’t we just take the time to see some of the little similarities we each share.

  • Patrick Star
    Patrick Star Month ago

    Just imagine the backlash what would happen if white people called black people "blacks". Yet the people who organised this festival thought it was okay to call white people "whites" and then make them pay double, hmmmmm.

  • Johnathon Lutz
    Johnathon Lutz Month ago

    Afrofuture fest should be shutdown. If white people pulled this shit it would be all over the news, and shutdown in a heartbeat.

  • Komodo X
    Komodo X Month ago

    It's racism simple

  • WolfireGaming
    WolfireGaming Month ago

    "People who don't look like us" is a textbook racist phrase, end of story.

  • Richard Booth
    Richard Booth Month ago

    So if Oprah Winfrey, probably America's richest woman, turned how much would they charge her ?

    • Richard Booth
      Richard Booth Month ago

      So you think her off spring won't benefit from generational wealth?

    • Tinashe Dhliwayo
      Tinashe Dhliwayo Month ago

      Oprah Winfrey is nowhere near being America's richest woman. Oprah has built her wealth over her lifetime that's no competition for people born with generational wealth. Alice Walton is America's richest woman with over 48 billion MORE than Oprah ;)

  • Hat _
    Hat _ Month ago

    I think I understand it now, when black people are racist to white people thats A okay, but when white people are racist to black people that ain't okay.

  • merlinsdog
    merlinsdog Month ago

    And these are the people who shout & claim racism at the top of their voices every chance they get, we hear it all of the time, yet at the same time they think it's fine to charge double because your skin isn't the right colour.
    Double standards, me thinks.
    Here's an idea to everyone, why not try to stop fueling the fire., Then maybe we can all move on.
    Racism should be something we all talk about in the past tense!

  • Civil Viking
    Civil Viking Month ago

    You can't call it blatantly racist, can you Phil? No fucking balls at all.

  • ukashmeijin
    ukashmeijin Month ago

    Racism is racism. This is simple.

  • Evolution1101
    Evolution1101 Month ago +1

    Black people can't be racist... but for some reason they are the only ones pulling this type of discriminatory shit in recent memory. But don't worry, there's always some fucked up mental gymnastics for why it's ok for *them* to do it served up as an excuse.

  • Hazardman51
    Hazardman51 Month ago

    Isn’t charging different prices based on race illegal?

  • Robert Adams
    Robert Adams Month ago +1

    Racism is on the rise. Never knew racism growing up, but with this anti white movement and push for "white guilt," I'm definently getting closer and closer to the line. In the 90s and early 00s racism was on a heavy decline, now I see racism everywhere in media and Hollywood. I see little of it in the real world, but it's more than a little worrisome the way things are trending. The current 18-30 gen seems to be the most ignorant generation humanity has ever given birth to.

  • Christian Comiré
    Christian Comiré Month ago

    did Sweden try and have an all women festival then they were charged for discrimination?