Former Buffalo Bills Cheerleader Who Is Suing The Team Reveals Details Of The 'Jiggle Test'


One of five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders suing the team shared with HuffPost Live the specific details of the "jiggle test" that determined whether the women were physically prepared to perform on game day.

Alyssa U., a plaintiff in the lawsuit against the Bills, and her attorney spoke with host Caitlyn Becker on Thursday about the case, which alleges cheerleaders were underpaid for hundreds of hours of work at public appearances, where they were sexually objectified. The cheerleaders' bodies were also routinely evaluated by a coach who documented their flaws, Alyssa said.

"One week prior to the game, we were to dress in our uniforms and stand before our coach, who had a clipboard in her hand, and we had to face forward, turn around, face back to the front and do about 10 jumping jacks. And from there, she would write down on her notepad what parts of our bodies jiggled," she said.

The next day, the women would receive an email with checkmarks that indicated what body parts -- including "butt, thighs, back, stomach" -- they needed to work on.

"If a girl got two checks in these areas, she was warned that she was not going to be field ready, and if there were three check marks, then she was not performing, she was sitting the next game," Alyssa said.

Watch the full HuffPost Live conversation with the former Buffalo Bills cheerleader below.

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