- Arwind Santos was caught on camera doing a monkey gesture during a PBA game to taunt black import Terrence Jones
- For this reason, he has been accused of being racist towards Jones
- The TNT import has broken his silence on the incident
Arwind Santos was caught on camera doing a monkey gesture to taunt black import Terrence Jones during a PBA game.
KAMI learned that Jones has broken his silence over the incident.
According to the TNT player, he was deeply offended by Santos’ action, which he described as racist.
“As a father & black man this can’t be ignored. It’s UNACCEPTABLE.
“Swift, significant action needs to be taken by the PBA to send a STRONG message that racism in ANY form will NOT be tolerated,” Jones tweeted.
He further discussed the issue in an emotional Instagram post
“I don’t normally post responses to negative things said about me - but as a father and a black man, this can’t be ignored. I came to the PBA to play - and to share my talent - in a country where I have tremendous respect for its culture and its people.
“My son is of Filipino descent. I cannot and will not tolerate racial slurs and gestures. They’re not only disrespectful to me but to my family and my race. I teach my son to be proud of who he is and to be respectful of all. This wasn’t a case of ‘mind games’ in an athletic competition - it was racism. Period,” Jones wrote on Instagram.
As reported earlier by KAMI, Korina Sanchez visited the new mansion of PBA player Doug Kramer.
Arwind Santos is a Filipino basketball player who plays for the PBA team San Miguel Beermen. He is an eight-time PBA champion and a former league MVP.
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