My remarks taken out of context, youth and sports minister says

Chan Kok Leong Ragananthini Vethasalam Ravin Palanisamy

Youth and Sports Minister Ahmad Faizal Azumu is trying to diffuse a row that has ignited following his comments on diver Pandelela Rinong and her allegations of sexual harassment in the national squad. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, October 26, 2021.

YOUTH and Sports Minister Ahmad Faizal Azumu (Tambun-PH) said that his remarks about national diver Pandelela Rinong were “taken out of context”, adding that he would defend athletes who have faced sexual harassment. 

“What I want is to get a detailed explanation from Pandelela and all those involved in lewd jokes before taking any action,” he said during the question-and-answer session in the Dewan Rakyat today.

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  • Mouth was moving too fast. Brain was not engaged. Those on twitter, check him out for laughs.

    Posted 1 month ago by Sting like A butterfly

  • Not man enough to say sorry and to admit wrong. Who doesn't know this brainless bungler? So true to his colours.

    Posted 1 month ago by Brave Malaysian

  • This is such a serious breach of trust he should just resign gracefully. He is an utter disaster everywhere he goes and everything he says.

    Posted 1 month ago by Brave Malaysian

  • Next time please think carefully and word things properly before you speak. Faizal
    Is in the public eye now he should know that every word he says and every action he takes the people are watching him.

    Posted 1 month ago by Elyse Gim

  • That's what most nin com poop politicians says in defending their own stupid remarks

    Posted 1 month ago by Teruna Kelana