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

2022-09-20 19:07

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

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Minnesota Timberwolves young star Anthony Edwards got into headlines more than a week ago for an Instagram story post. Now the player has been fined for it.

According to Shams Charania from The Athletic, Edwards has been fined $40,000 "for using offensive and derogatory language on social media".

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

Anthony Edwards

Anthony  Edwards
Position: SG
Age: 21
Height: 193 cm
Weight: 102 kg
Birth place: Atlanta, United States of America

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

"What I said was immature, hurtful, and disrespectful, and I'm incredibly sorry. It's unacceptable for me or anyone to use that language in such a hurtful way, there's no excuse for it, at all. I was raised better than that," the player wrote.

The now-deleted Edwards' Instagram video:

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