Hailey Van Lith Drops Truth Bomb About Caitlin Clark’s ‘You Can’t See Me’ Taunt

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The basketball world was thrown into a tizzy this past March when Iowa star Caitlin Clark dropped a “You Can’t See Me” taunt during the game against Louisville in which she went off with a 41 point triple-double.

Many fans and those in the media thought Clark was throwing the John Cena taunt towards her Team USA teammate and Louisville star Hailey Van Lith.

Counted among those who believed that was the case was, of course, LSU star Angel Reese, who followed Caitlin Clark around the court for more than 10 seconds trying to taunt Clark with the same move during the NCAA title game.

Much ado was made out of both Caitlin Clark supposedly taunting Louisville and Angel Reese going to great lengths to do it back at Clark during their game.

Now, it turns out, Caitlin Clark wasn’t even doing the “You Can’t See Me Taunt” at Hailey Van Lith, or anyone on Louisville, for that matter.

This week, Van Lith, who has since transferred to LSU to join Angel Reese, spoke to Taylor Rooks of Bleacher Report about it.

“Right after the game I texted her (Clark) and I was like, ‘the media is dumb. I’m sorry,” Hailey Van Lith revealed. “They just make stuff up and then they just put it all over the internet and everyone thinks it’s true. We were laughing about it because she did it to her strength coach. She didn’t do it to anyone on our team, especially me.

“I didn’t even see it in the game. I was probably, you know, dribbling the ball up the court after she just hit a three in our face. It’s just funny how like camera angles and perceptions are skewed.”

Clark, for her part, who said said after the national championship game she, much like Van Lith, didn’t even notice the gesture, adding, “I don’t think Angel should be criticized at all. No matter what way it goes, she should never be criticized for what she did. I compete, she competed.”

As it turns out, it was all much ado about nothing.