Hulk Hogan has publicly apologised after a recorded chat of him making racist comments surfaced.
In a conversation with a friend’s wife about his daughter’s boyfriend, Hogan reportedly said:
“I don’t know if Brooke was f**king the black guy’s son. I mean, I don’t have double standards. I mean, I am a racist, to a point, f**king n****rs.
“But then when it comes to nice people and s**t, and whatever. I mean, I’d rather if she was going to f**k some n****r, I’d rather have her marry an 8-foot-tall n****r worth a hundred million dollars! Like a basketball player!
“I guess we’re all a little racist. F***king n****r.”
The WWE cancelled his contract after the comments surfaced, and Hogan has issued a statement apologizing for the comment.
“Eight years ago I used offensive language during a conversation.
“It was unacceptable for me to have used that offensive language; there is no excuse for it and I apologise for having done it.
“I believe very strongly that every person in the world is important and should not be treated differently based on race, gender, orientation, religious beliefs or otherwise.
“I am disappointed with myself that I used language that is offensive and inconsistent with my own beliefs.”