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Former footballer Trevor Sinclair apologized through his Twitter account for the comments he made about the death of Queen Elizabeth II. In these comments, the former international with the England National Team pointed out that racism has proliferated in his country and in his opinion this would be a reason not to mourn the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
“Racism was banned in England in the 1960s and has been allowed to flourish, Why should black and brown people cry?“He wrote on his Twitter account, in a comment that he later had to delete after the criticism he received.
Trevor Sinclair’s apology
After his unfortunate statements and receiving so much criticism, even from his own co-workers, the former West Ham was practically forced to apologize through his Twitter account.
“My tweet yesterday was ill-timed at a time when the royal family and many around the world were mourning the Queen.“Wrote the 12-time international with the England National Team.
“I apologize for any offense caused to those who mourn The Queen,” he concluded.
The controversies of Trevor Sinclair
Trevor Sinclair’s controversial statement joins other controversies that have accompanied him in his life as in 2018 when he was arrested for driving while intoxicated and later accused police officers of being racist for his arrest.
Due to this situation, he was fired from the BBC where he worked as a freelancer and immediately afterwards ceased to be a part by decision of the prestigious chain.
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