World basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar showed no mercy to Anthony Edwards after his homophobic comments, accusing him of “reviving the stereotype of the dumb athlete and stalker”.
Young Stars of the Minnesota Timberwolves and American Basketball, Anthony EdwardsStill in sight of the storm. And it is that after using his social network to publish a video where he uses homophobic language and later apologised, the game’s world legend, Kareem Abdul-JabbariExplode against the player.
The emblem of the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers, and recognized international activist, didn’t want to overlook the escort’s reprehensible comments, who He called a couple “fagots” from his car and thought, “What the world has become?”,
“It would be easy to dismiss the immaturity of Anthony Edwards (21 years old), were it not for the fact that we have seen so many cases of famous athletes and bosses in the news expressing racist, anti-feminist and homophobic sentiments. harms sports in general and sports teams in particular, and revives the old stereotype of the dumb athlete and bully,” Abdul-Jabbar told Gay Magazine, a media outlet devoted to covering LGBTQ+ news.
In addition to deleting the post within minutes, the number 1 pick in the 2020 draft took to his Twitter account to express regret and apologize.
“What I said was immature, hurtful and disrespectful, and I’m very sorry. It’s unacceptable for me or anyone else to use such hurtful language, there’s no excuse for it. Better than me licked!”Edwards wrote.
Anthony Edwards is wild for this man pic.twitter.com/ccSkkDfe1E
— haterMuse (@HaterMuse) 11 September 2022
A message that was not enough for the mythical axis famous for its ‘heavenly hook’, which assured that his words “They perpetuate prejudice against a group, and this bias often leads to restricted rights and violence. I don’t think an apology, no matter how honest, is enough.”,
It should also be noted that in the last few hours, NBA fines Edwards $40,000 for homophobic behavior,