NFL star Kyle Queiro has issued an apology after Twitter mercilessly dragged him for days after he questioned why people had been drawn to singer Jill Scott.
“Individuals are drawn to JILL SCOTT!?” Queiro wrote in a since-deleted publish. “And under no circumstances is she ugly, however ya’ll actually sexually aroused by her?”
Twitter then dragged him.
Right here is his new, prolonged apology.
“In the beginning, I wish to to [sic] apologize to Miss Jill Scott. The subject of your magnificence shouldn’t have been shared over social media for public discourse,” he writes. “There’s actually no excuses or explanations to be made. My feedback had been distasteful and unbecoming of a Black man to talk negatively of a Black lady underneath any circumstance,” he continued.
“Second, I wish to apologize to all of those that had been additionally offended by my publish. I am conscious of the layers of damage I peeled again with my phrases. I had no intention to make folks really feel lower than, however that is merely not adequate. Intention would not equate to affect. I’m conscious of how rather more essential one’s affect is than their intention. Understanding this, I nonetheless offended a lot of folks and for that I’m deeply sorry.”