Arnold Clavio racist remarks against the Azkals

The Philippine National Football team are in the center of the news again not only because of their achievements but also because of the ever growing controversies of sexual harassment that  has been plaguing most of the players, Recently a Filipino Reporters lost his temper and mention some uncalled for remarks against the Azkals while they are discussing Cristy Ramos’ harassment case versus Lexton Moy and Angel Guirado both players of the Azkals. He quickly issued a statement after he realize what he have done.

Broadcast journalist Arnold Clavio on Wednesday issued a statement seeking public understanding over his controversial statement regarding some members of the Philippine Azkals.

In a statement, the GMA News anchor said he didn't intend to offend anyone with his commentary.

Clavio claimed he was merely discussing the sexual harassment issue involving some of the Azkals players.

“Mga igan, nakakalungkot na may negatibong reaksyon ang naging pahayag ko tungkol sa Philippine Azkals kaugnay ng sexual harassment complaint ni Ms. Cristy Ramos. Wala po akong ganoong intensyon," he said.

"Ang isyu po rito ay sexual harassment at kung may nagamit man po akong mga salita na hindi angkop, nagpapakumbaba po ako at humihingi ng pang-unawa. Dun naman po sa mga kasama kong nanindigan laban sa sexual harassment, maraming salamat po. Seryoso pong isyu ito na dapat bantayan,” he added.  

So what was the racist statement:
"Hindi naman kayo Pilipino, nagpapanggap lang kayong kayumanggi. Eh 'di dito lumaki, mahirap yun,” he said.

Clavio’s statement sparked negative reaction from the Azkals fans.  

Watch Arnold Clavio's Statement against the Azkals

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