Anthony Edwards fined $40,000 for offensive language on social media /News

Anthony Edwards has been fined $40,000 for posting a now-deleted 9/11 Instagram story where he calls a group of men in derogatory and offensive terms.

Young Minnesota Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards made headlines over a week ago for an Instagram post. Now the player has been fined.

Anthony Edwards

Position: SG
Age: 21
Height: 193cm
Lester: 102 kilograms
Place of birth: Atlanta, United States of America

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Edwards was fined $40,000 “for using offensive and derogatory language on social media.”

On September 11, the player posted a now-deleted Instagram Story where he calls a group of men standing outside queer, adding a swear word and a racial slur.

Edwards later posted an apology on Twitter, expressing regret for the video.

“What I said was immature, hurtful and disrespectful, and I am incredibly sorry. It is unacceptable for me or anyone to use this language in such a hurtful way, there is no excuse for that. , at all. I was brought up better than that,” the player wrote.

Edwards’ Instagram video now deleted: