Australian Footballers Mock Venus & Serena Williams with Blackface

posted by Roxy Romeo - 

Three players from Australia's Penguin Club thought it would be funny to wear blackface and imitate Venus and Serena Williams. Mitch Stanley and Matt Chamberlain dressed as the Williams sisters, and Beau Grundy was dressed as Aliir. They posted it on Mad Monday, which marks the end of the season for professional footballers. 

Their football immediately tried to distance themselves from the whole situation. They released a statement saying that they reprimanded the players and “will be given support to make sure they understand that their behavior was racist and hurtful and that it will not happen again.” They went on to say, “The players concerned have acknowledged that what they did was completely and utterly unacceptable and would like to apologize unreservedly for their lack of judgment… Sometimes players make mistakes and for that we apologize"

There is nothing you can say to make me believe that those footballers didn't know what they were doing was wrong smh

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