England cricketer Alex Hales apologises for 'reckless and foolish' use of blackface at 2009 party

England cricketer Alex Hales apologises for wearing a blackface at fancy dress party in 2009. Get more on this story:

11/19/2021 12:47:00 PM

England cricketer Alex Hales apologises for wearing a blackface at fancy dress party in 2009. Get more on this story:

Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club says it has extended its investigation into the conduct of the 32-year-old, who is already under scrutiny over his previous behaviour.

In response, Hales' current club Nottinghamshire said it had extended its investigation into the conduct of its player, already under scrutiny over his previous behaviour.In a post on Instagram, the 32-year-old said he had gone to the fancy dress party in 2009 as US rapper Tupac Shakur because he"is, was, always will be my favourite musician".

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He said:"I obviously realise that this is incredibly disrespectful and I was to apologise for the offence that this has no doubt caused.Advertisement"It was incredibly reckless and foolish on my behalf and so I want to apologise for that, apologise to the club for the embarrassment it would have caused them."

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