Anthony Edwardsnumber 1 of the Draft 2020 of the NBA and rising star of the minnesota timberwolveshas apologized for a homophobic comment that he m
NBA: Homophobic scandal of an NBA number 1: “Look at these fagots! What has the world become?”
Anthony Edwardsnumber 1 of the Draft 2020 of the NBA and rising star of the minnesota timberwolveshas apologized for a homophobic comment that he made in a video of his Instagram ‘stories’.
“Look at these fagots! What has the world become?”Anthony Edwards said from his car in a video he posted talking about a group of shirtless, muscular white men talking on the street.
Anthony Edwards apologizes for his homophobic video: “What I said was immature, hurtful and disrespectful”
The Timberwolves forward wrote a message on Twitter to apologize: “What I said was immature, hurtful and disrespectful, and I am very sorry. It is unacceptable for me for anyone to use that language in such a hurtful way, there is no excuse for it. Not at all. I was raised better than that!”
The Timberwolves reject the homophobic video of Anthony Edwards: “We are disappointed”
The Timberwolves have also spoken out about the homophobic video of their 21-year-old star, who immediately deleted his controversial video from their social networks.
“We are disappointed in the language and actions that Anthony Edwards displayed on social media. The Timberwolves are committed to being an inclusive and welcoming organization for all and apologize for the offense this has caused so many,” said Tim Connelly, president. of the Minnesota franchise.
Other NBA stars fined for their homophobic language
The NBA is investigating homophobic comments by Anthony Edwards.
The NBA has already fined famous players like Kobe Bryant ($100,000), Nikola Jokic ($25,000), Kevin Durant ($50,000) and Rajon Rondo for homophobic comments.