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Why is Ashley Judd pulling for Louisville?
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On March 23, 2013 @ 9:00 pm In Wirenews | Comments Disabled
by Chris Chase, USA TODAY Sports
A Kentucky fan rooting for Louisville is like:
a. Tom pulling for Jerry.
b. A Hatfield endorsing a McCoy.
c. Good and evil getting a timeshare together in Clearwater.
(Answer: All of the above.) So why is UK’s No. 1 fan throwing her support behind the Wildcats’ biggest rivals?
After Louisville’s convincing win against Colorado State, Ashley Judd tweeted a congratulatory message to Rick Pitino’s team and said she’s pulling for them this March. “The rising tide and success lifts all Kentucky,” she wrote at the end of the message, sounding like the cheesiest line of dialogue from her most embarrassing IMDB credit.
That’s a lovely sentiment. Even in this polarizing world, fans can pull for archrivals in the name of state unity. If Kentucky isn’t going to make the NCAA tournament (and lose early in the NIT), then why shouldn’t Ashley Judd root for Louisville? That’s a breath of fresh air.
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Oh. It all makes much more sense now. If Kentucky’s going to be a blue state, Ashley Judd is going to need to get support from Cardinal red. #cynicism… [For more on Why is Kentucky's biggest fan, Ashley Judd, pulling for Louisville?, click here.]
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