Esha Gupta has issued an apology for her partake in remarks against Nigerian footballer Alexander Iwobi. After posting an offensive WhatsApp chat about Iwobi on her social media page last week, she has formally apologized, calling her actions “ignorant”.
Gupta said, “I am extremely sorry for my ignorant action last Friday. Being an ardent fan of many years, I was deeply engrossed and caught up in the game. For this, I am deeply regretful. I cannot begin to imagine how much I have hurt your sentiments. Racism has absolutely no place in my heart, and I promise you, for whatever it’s worth, going forward this will never happen again,” as according to IANS.