Debra Winger quit 'A League of Their Own' because of Madonna

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(CNN)Debra Winger has shared wherefore she says Geena Davis replaced her successful the 1992 movie "A League of Their Own."

In an interrogation with The Telegraph, Winger says she near the Penny Marshall directed movie astir a pioneering radical of women shot players pursuing the summation of Madonna to the cast.

And portion Winger trained for 3 months with the Chicago Cubs to hole for the role, she said the hiring of the vocalist turned it into "an Elvis film" and not the movie she had agreed to do.

    "The workplace agreed with maine due to the fact that it was the lone clip I ever collected a pay-or-play connected my contract," Winger told the publication. "In different words, I collected my wage adjacent though I did not play, and that's precise hard to get successful a court."

      Winger besides said that aft gathering the real-life players connected whom the movie was based, she didn't deliberation the movie honored them

      "As entertaining arsenic [the last film] was, you don't locomotion distant going 'Wow, those women did that.' You benignant of spell 'Is that true?,'" she said.

      In presumption of Davis' show successful the movie -- successful the relation Winger was acceptable to play -- Winger said she believes Davis "did OK" and said of the formed "I surely don't begrudge immoderate of them."

        When it comes to Madonna, Winger said "I deliberation [her] acting vocation has spoken for itself."

        CNN has reached retired to reps for Madonna for comment.

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