Tennis player Yastremsky explained the situation with photos through which she was accused of racism

Теннисистка Ястремская объяснила ситуацию с фото, через которое ее обвинили в расизме

Теннисистка Ястремская объяснила ситуацию с фото, через которое ее обвинили в расизме

Ukrainian tennis player Diane Yastremsky starred in photography on social issues which fans harshly condemned. The athlete had posted a statement of apology, but posted these photos only with good intentions.

Yesterday, July 9, in social networks Diana Yastremsky has published some interesting photos, but later, under pressure from the fans removed it. Athlete posted on Twitter a statement explaining the situation.

Apologies tennis player

According to tennis players, it is thought that these pictures will carry a message about the equality of all people on the planet. But the fans took it not as meant Yastremsky.

I was warned about the negative experiences, but I didn’t consider and still don’t regard it as “blackface”. My intention was not to portray a caricature, and to share my feelings about the current situation. All of us should be treated as equal.

The athlete is disappointed that these photos have divided people, but had to merge. This was the reason for their removal. Dayana sincerely apologized in a statement to the people offended. She only had good intentions.

We will add that earlier the WTA took the story about the life of a talented tennis player. Also Diane Yastremsky was the main social character of the cartoon on the fight against coronavirus. And in the beginning of the quarantine created a staff to support people.

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Sofia Kulai

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