Kyrie Irving Gives $500k To Anti-Hate Societies. After sharing a link to an anti-Semitic Amazon DVD over the weekend, Kyrie Irving experienced significant backlash. Although it is troubling that Amazon allowed the video to be marketed on their website, Kyrie was eventually held primarily responsible.
Irving mostly disagreed with the idea that he was to blame for this. He said that publishing a link does not imply that he agrees and that he does not have the impact that people believe he has. Others recognized this and applied pressure all week long.
Others wanted Kyrie to be held accountable while some called for his suspension. Up until this night, Kyrie has refused to provide an apology to former players like Amar’e Stoudemire, who just requested one.
Kyrie and the Nets tried to fix the issue late yesterday night by pledging $500,000 to anti-hate organizations. It will cost $1 million, and Kyrie looks to have learnt his lesson for the future. Kyrie and the Nets made it plain in a joint statement that they are against hatred.
In opposition to all types of discrimination and marginalization, Kyrie declared, “I stand firmly with groups who are touched and disenfranchised every day.” “I accept responsibility for my post’s detrimental effects on the Jewish community. I am aware of this. I don’t think the documentary mentioned anything that I would consider to be morally or ethically right or accurate.
I plan to learn from people from all walks of life with an open mind and a desire to listen since I am a human being. My family and I thus intended no offense to any particular group of people and merely wanted to serve as a beacon of light and truth.
During the statement, Kyrie did not say “I’m sorry” or “I apologize,” but deeds do speak louder than words. He is spending a lot of money on this cause, and some people undoubtedly appreciate it.