Lewis Hamilton was pressured to apologize after gender-shaming his nephew.
The Method One driver posted a video on Christmas of his nephew sporting a pink and purple gown and waving a wand.
“I am so unhappy proper now. Take a look at my nephew,” Hamilton stated within the now-deleted video.
“Why are you sporting a princess gown? Is that this what you bought for Christmas? Why did you ask for a princess gown for Christmas? Boys do not put on princess clothes.”
The 32-year-old Brit confronted backlash on-line, together with from Liam Hackett, the founding father of anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label, who referred to as it “disappointing.”
A day later, Hamilton issued an apology.
“Yesterday I used to be taking part in round with my nephew and realised that my phrases had been inappropriate so I eliminated the put up. I meant no hurt and didn’t imply to offend anybody in any respect. I like that my nephew feels free to specific himself as all of us ought to,” he tweeted Tuesday.
“My deepest apologies for my behaviour as I realise it’s actually not acceptable for anybody, irrespective of the place you’re from, to marginalise or stereotype anybody. I’ve all the time been in help of anybody dwelling their life precisely how they want and I hope I might be forgiven for this lapse in judgement.”