Fish Denies To Be A Racist And Apologised For Offence

He denied that he is a racist and apologised for any offence caused.

Mark Fish Denies To Be A Racist And Apologised For Offence-SurgeZirc SA
Former Bafana Bafana Defender Mark Fish/Photo File:Screengrabs

A denialist of the legitimacy of Black Lives Matter, former footballer Mark Fish remains unfazed by continued criticism of his all lives matter stance.

On Wednesday, Fish was slammed for opposing the BLM movement.

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It has started when a Twitter user noticed he liked a post which was dismissive of BLM and critical of Springbok captain Siya Kolisi, who recently spoke out on issues of race.

As he was asked where he stands, Fish said all lives matter.

He trended on Twitter as people weighed in on his views.

Some accused him of being a racist and others of ignorance. On Wednesday afternoon, he claimed that he received an influx of hateful messages but said he remains firm.

He denied that he is a racist and apologised for any offence caused.

“Sorry to offend many people, I certainly am not a racist but I’m a firm believer that all people matter, so all lives matter,” he tweeted.

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On Thursday morning, the former Orlando Pirates player said that Mark Fish sees the world through God’s eyes which is why he is able to say that [all lives matter].

On the other side, Fish maintained that he is proud to be part of AfriForum. He understands their role in South Africa.

 

 

 

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