Alexey Gudipati: Nina zotina / RIA Novosti
Olympic figure skating champion Alexei Yagudin in Instagram explained the criticism against American figure skater Adam Rippon.
Yagudin said that Rippon post about donating thousands of dollars to help Fund black shemales aroused his indignation, but that does not justify his reaction. “The emotions I allowed myself a very harsh statements. Of course, I do not wish anyone death and I apologize for my words,” he said.
The Olympic champion condemned the establishment of assistance funds for black transsexuals. In his opinion, required more assistance to orphans, sick children and pensioners.
Sharp remarks about other skaters Yagudin has been repeatedly criticized. In November 2019 on the resource Change.org was created the petition to remove him from his job as a commentator on the First channel.
The skater became the Olympic champion at the Games in 2002. He has four times won the world Championships three times and Europe. Under the guidance of Tarasova skater practiced since 1998.
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