Walk-on girls, grid girls... which sport will be next to ban 'sexist' promo roles?

Grid girls will no longer be used in Formula 1
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NFL
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Who could be the next to lose their jobs? Scroll through the gallery to find out

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

After the Professional Darts Corporation decided to stop using walk-on girls to accompany players on stage, Formula 1 has followed suit, announcing that from the start of the 2018 season grid girls will no longer be used.

F1's management team said that the use of women in revealing clothes "does not resonate with our brand values and clearly is at odds with modern day societal norms."

The move has prompted a decidely mixed reaction, with some praising the decision as bold and proper, and others believing it is a gross overreaction.

But whatever your point of view, one thing seems clear: other sports are likely to follow suit by casting their own band of promo girls into the wilderness.

But which sport is likely to act next, and which set of girls are most vulnerable? Scroll through the gallery above to find out

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