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Wozniacki not racist, just rude

2012-12-13 11:05
Caroline Wozniacki (AFP Photo)
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Wozniacki a racist?

2012-12-12 09:24

Watch a video of Caroline Wozniacki imitating Serena Williams.

Cape Town - Caroline Wozniacki's imitation of Serena Williams was not racist: just rude, disrespectful and lacking class, according to a majority of Sport24 readers.

Former world No 1 Wozniacki was accused of racism after stuffing her top and skirt with towels to impersonate fellow tennis player Serena Williams during a match in Brazil.

Wozniacki, who is currently dating world No 1 golfer Rory McIlroy, has attracted stern criticism on social media for impersonating the 15-time Grand Slam champion, who is also her friend.

VIDEO: Wozniacki a racist?

Here's what Sport24 readers had to say about Wozniacki's actions:

"How many jokes were made about the"man" Navratilova, or that loud mouthed "pain in the neck" Seles?"
- Werner.Coetzer

"Ask Williams if she is offended."
- Flemstone

"Of course it was racist, because when ever you make fun a a black person, it's racism. It clearly had nothing to do with the fact that Serena Williams has a big butt and boobs."
- sheamus.drager

"Can someone only poke fun at someone for the fact that they are built like a tank, but if they are black it's not cool. Navratilova copped years of abuse for pete's sake."
- JimmyNZ

"This is not racist. They dont call Serena Williams "megatron" for nothing!"
- ross.paitaki

"Mockery of a fellow player and in that manner was certainly in poor taste and speaks volumes of this girl's shallow character." - BobCee123

"Playing style, quirks and mannerisms are one thing and can be quite funny if imitated jokingly, but physical characteristics are somewhat accross the line, in my opinion."
- BC123

"This girl is one of the most stupid of the current tennis players."
- Mathaithai

"Wozniacki always gets murdered by Serena on the courts now she resorts to making fun of her, she has no class."
- unclejb.vansiths

"Lets face it, Serena does have big boobs and butt. Is it racist, or merely an observation?" - Georgina Brand

"Wozniacki is a known prankster. It's not like Williams has been singled out by her."
- david.s.duncan

"Taking history into consideration one must find this at least inappropriate."
- kamohelo.lichaba

"Racist - No. Disrespectful- Yes" - Kalawa.Sledgehammer
 
"This has nothing to do with race but everything to do with being disrespectful to another player. That's what bitterness is when you are not even 2nd best!" - Nomzita

"Being silly does not make a person a racist. I think what she did was stupid to mock a fellow competitor."
- there


Did Caroline Wozniacki cross the line with her antics? (AFP/AP Photo)

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