Not for the primary time, Nick Kyrgios has drawn the wrath of tennis followers on social media. The Australian participant gave rise to a brand new controversy on Saturday by stating that he “low-key loves” the Tate Brothers in response to a query posed by a fan.
One half of the Tate Brothers is Andrew Tate, a Tik Tok influencer who’s notorious for his horrifying misogynistic and sexist remarks. He was not too long ago banned from all social media platforms for his feedback. The previous kickboxer additionally made homophobic feedback, which contributed to strict motion in opposition to him on social platforms.
A fan requested Kyrgios about his opinion on the Tate Brothers, Andrew and Tristan, throughout a Q&A session he carried out on his Instagram account on Saturday.
“Love them low key,” Kyrgios stated in response to the query.
Followers reacted to Kyrgios’ views, criticizing him for exhibiting ‘love’ in direction of somebody like Andrew Tate, who has a historical past of constructing demeaning feedback about girls. Many opined that they weren’t shocked to see Kyrgios take such a stance due to his controversial previous.
“Completely not shocked that Kyrgios would align himself w/ somebody like Tate. It baffles me that for an org so ostensibly involved w/ rising it is demographics, the ATP continues to advertise somebody who embodies the hypermasculine exclusionary facet of sport greater than anybody else, a Twitter person wrote.
“NK is taking stooping low to new ranges each single day,” one other fan expressed.
Listed below are just a few extra reactions from followers to Kyrgios’ controversial tackle the Tate Brothers: