NASCAR明星Hailie Deegan对在线比赛中使用诽谤表示歉意

NASCAR明星Hailie Deegan对在线比赛中使用诽谤表示歉意

Rising NASCAR star Hailie Deegan has apologized for using a slur during an online simulation car race on Sunday night.

The 19-year-old DGR-Crosley driver was streaming live on Twitch when she used the R-word while speaking to another competitor.

This is fun. 哦, ay, who’s the r—-d behind me? Don’t do that please,” she can be heard in a video clip that was shared to Twitter, in which she was apparently reacting to contact with another vehicle. An unidentified person on the live stream can be heard laughing in response.

(克里斯·格雷森/盖蒂图片社)

Deegan later posted an apology to Twitter, in which she referred to the word asinappropriate slang.

Earlier tonight I used an insensitive word during an online race being broadcast on twitch. It was inappropriate slang and a stupid thing to do. I apologize to everyone who was offended by it. There’s no excuse for it, and I know I have to do better for my sponsors and my fans.

Deegan is a member of the Ford Performance roster of drivers and was recently featured in a promotion called Hailie’s Holiday Haul, in which she delivered food to charities in Detroit and Charlotte in an F-150 pickup.

We are aware of this inappropriate comment. Hailie immediately acknowledged this mistake, has apologized and promised to be much more thoughtful in the future,” Ford said it a statement provided to Fox News.

Deegan competed in one truck series race in 2020 for DGR-Crosley, finishing 16th at Kansas Speedway.

Deegan competed in one truck series race in 2020 for DGR-Crosley, finishing 16th at Kansas Speedway. (克里斯·格雷森/盖蒂图片社)

在 2019 the New York Giants released cornerback Janoris Jenkins for not acknowledging hisinappropriate and offensive languageafter he directed the R-word at someone in a tweet that has never been deleted from his feed. Jenkins was later signed off waivers by the New Orleans Saints organization, which he plays for today.

Deegan’s online activity has been criticized in the past. During an episode ofThe Deeganspodcast last September she referred to the coronavirus as both the “流感” 和一个 “恶作剧,” despite having previously posted messages to Twitter with Ford tags encouraging people to washdisinfect in an effort to fight the spread of the virus. She also posted then removed a video from Instagram in which she complained about having to wash the ash from the deadly California wildfires off of her car.

HAILIE DEEGAN POSES WITH TRUMPS AHEAD OF DAYTONA 500: ‘GOAL COMPLETE

Deegan, who is is the daughter of freestyle motocross rider and off-road racer Brian Deegan, 在 2018 became the first woman to win a race in the NASCAR K&N West Series, 在年龄 17. She finished third last year in the Arca Menards Series for DGR-Crosley and is set to compete for the team in the Camping World Truck Series this year.

NASCAR was rocked by a livestream incident last April when driver Kyle Larson was suspended from the series and fired from Chip Ganassi Racing for using the N-word during an online event. Larson has since been reinstated after completing a sensitivity program and is returning with Hendrick Motorsports for the 2021 季节.

然而, Larson’s original spotter for the 2021 季节, Chris Monez, 原为 fired just four days after joining the team when Twitter posts that appeared to support the QAnon conspiracy theory and President Trump’s call for Bubba Wallace to apologize for the uproar caused by an alleged noose that was found in his garage at Talladega Superspeedway were highlighted in an editorial on SpeedwayMedia.com.

纳斯卡, DGR-Crosley and Deegan’s major sponsor Monster Energy have not responded to requests for comment from Fox News regarding Sunday’s incident and DGR-Crosley has deactivated all of its social media channels, although it is not clear when that action was taken.

这是一个发展中的故事, check back for updates

评论被关闭.