Washington Redskins cheerleaders say they were required to be topless for a calendar photo shoot in Costa Rica, with male sponsors and FedExField suite holders granted up-close access, according to a report Wednesday from NYTimes. They had a special assignment for the night. Some of the male sponsors had picked them to be personal escorts at a nightclub. Several of them began to cry. Other girls were devastated because we knew exactly what she was doing.
Redskins cheerleaders say topless photo shoot was required, per report
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NFL cheerleaders reportedly forced to pose topless in front of donors
This article was first published May 2, When the Washington Redskins took their cheerleading squad to Costa Rica in for a calendar photo shoot, the first cause for concern among the cheerleaders came when Redskins officials collected their passports upon arrival at the resort, depriving them of their official identification. For the photo shoot, at the adults-only Occidental Grand Papagayo resort on Culebra Bay, some of the cheerleaders said they were required to be topless, though the photographs used for the calendar would not show nudity. Others wore nothing but body paint.
Fiver former cheerleaders for the Washington, DC team have claimed they were repeatedly made to feel uncomfortable during a week-long calendar shoot in Costa Rica in — for which they were paid nothing except travel and food reimbursements. Secluded at an adults-only resort in Culebra Bay, the cheerleaders said they were forced to pose topless during the calendar shoot while team sponsors — all male — looked on. Redskins president Bruce Allen said in a statement that the team was looking into the situation, and treating the allegations seriously.