I. “LIKE BOYS?” CRICKETIST BECAUSE OF SUBSTANCE GOT IN A HOMOPHOBIC SCANDAL
Bowler of the West Indies cricket team Shannon Gabriel, who was banned for homophobic remarks about England captain Joe Root, revealed the details of the conflict.
“Now I understand that it sounded offensive. I would like to apologize to my teammates, the England players and especially their team captain Joe Root for the statements that, in the heat of the struggle, seemed to me a harmless sports joke.
The atmosphere was tense, and Ruth was staring at me as I prepared to attack. Perhaps this was his tactic – to exert psychological pressure. I admit that I tried to overcome my own tension when I said to Rut, “Why are you smiling? Do you like boys? “
His response, which hit the microphone: “Don’t use this as an insult. There is nothing wrong with being gay. ” Then I said: “I have no problem with this, but you should stop smiling when looking at me,” admitted Gabriel, whose words are BBC.
Gabriel received a 4-game suspension.
II. AUSTRALIAN CRICKETIST ALEX HEPBURN GETS 5 YEARS IN PRISON FOR RAPING A SLEEPING WOMAN
Australian cricketer Alex Hepburn, who played for Worcestershire, was sentenced for the rape of a sleeping woman.
According to the Mirror, 23-year-old Hepburn received five years in prison. The judge said that the athlete treated the victim as a piece of meat, and the act became a manifestation of rough sexism – the cricketer took advantage of the woman to win a sex competition organized by the players of his team.
Four months after the rape, the victim was admitted to the hospital with suspected stroke, and doctors diagnosed paralysis, a stress-induced condition that temporarily paralyzes the facial muscles. “It took months to get back to normal. I didn’t want to leave the house, ”the woman said.
The victim was in the same apartment with Hepburn and his teammate Joe Clark. By mutual agreement, she had sex with Clark, and at night she was raped by Hepburn.
In court, the girl found out that Clark also participated in a sex competition.
Australian cricketer rapes sleeping woman to win sex tournament.