The cornerback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Carlton Davis, said he would “never offend anyone” after posting anti-Asian remarks on Sunday night, triggering backlash.
According to ESPN’s report, Davis deleted the news and then tweeted “Don’t stop g in Miami” on Twitter. He wrote that he thought the most ambiguous part of the message was “lam”.
Click here for more sports coverage on FOXNEWS.COM
The 24-year-old boy wrote in his apology: “I will never offend anyone.” “Your reporter can look for another story to preach. This term is aimed at a producer who claimed he’running Miami̵
The first tweet is accompanied by an Internet definition.
“I once used a term that where I came from was always’lam’, but I didn’t realize it had a darker and more negative meaning. I learned a valuable lesson and wanted to see the word from any cause The offended person apologizes. Because we need to help each other in difficult times.”
Former Johnny star quarterback Jackson Erdman (Jackson ERDMANN) and Minnesota professional football game (MINNESOTA PRO DAY) debut on stage in the NFL Dream
In recent weeks, attacks on Asian Americans have increased. According to a study in March, a report by the Stop AAPI Hate Reporting Center showed that since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, almost half of hatred-related incidents against Asian Americans have occurred in California.
The organization stated that from March 19, 2020 to February 28, 2021, it received first-hand information on 3,795 hate incidents nationwide. Of these incidents, 68.1% were classified as verbal harassment. And 20.5% are “avoidance” events. Asian Americans and 11.1% are suspected of personal injury cases.
Click here for the FOX News App
During the pandemic, states across the country reported a surge in incidents of violence and hatred against Asian Americans. Of the reported incidents, 1,691, or about 45%, occurred in California. There were 517 more attacks in New York, accounting for about 14%, and 158 in Washington State, accounting for about 4%. No other state accounted for more than 3% of reported incidents.
Thomas Barrabi of Fox News contributed to this report.