Billie Jean King on Bobby Riggs Cheating Accusations: 'I Just Beat His Butt'

On the 40th anniversary of the "battle of the sexes" the tennis icon discusses the famous match.
1:55 | 09/20/13

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Transcript for Billie Jean King on Bobby Riggs Cheating Accusations: 'I Just Beat His Butt'
But also, the real celebration today is tennis great billie jean king. This marks the 40th anniversary of her historic battle of the sexes match with bobby riggs. It was back in the news recently, with accusations that riggs threw the match. And billie jean fought back. She was relaxed and funny. We're going to have more of it on "this week." I asked to ask her a little bit, because I was doing it for you, asking her about what fathers can do when they have little girls like you do. George has two adorable little girls, elliot and harper. What is your message to parents who are raising young women today? First of all, usually the father, like george, is their first hero. Mom's a shero, but dad's the first hero. I don't know if men realize how important they are to their daughter sometimes. But always tell your girls, like my dad did, that you can do anything. I'm sure george is doing a great job. You or george? Who is going to go down? You or george stephanopoulos? He beat me. I'm not playing that much anymore. Oh, come on. That can't be it. I don't know. You have to take george down? Oh, no. I don't know who would win. I think his children are going to win. It goes back to. The same thing with you and serena. And you as a mother. Having him see a strong mother. And you, too, buddy. Billie went on and on. She talks about that moment, her last conversation with bobby riggs. You can see all of it on "this week." Endlessly fascinating. Great to spend time with her. Coming up, my turn for bringing to breakfast.

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