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Rajesh Gopie apologizes for racist rant

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Rajesh Gopie who is under a storm that will not fade away has issued an apology on social media space, Facebook. 

The theatre personality, actor lashed out on Facebook shortly after a rampage occurred at the Moses Mabhida stadium in KwaZulu-Natal.

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Gopie wrote: “Yah, and the Baboons like soccer too much so they want to play with human heads.”

The social media post by Gopie that he later removed.

In a post on his page Gopie had this to say:

My name is Rajesh Gopie. Yesterday I responded to a video posted on social; of a brutal, merciless and cowardly mob murder of an innocent steward at a soccer match. Enraged I lashed out. Later, I realized that I acted in haste, infuriated at the lack of humanity on the part of those who perpetrated the killing. 

It was stupid of me to do so, to say the least! I removed the post and hereby wish to humbly and unreservedly apologize to all for this offence. For those who know me that I would not intentionally hurt the feelings of others but clearly I have in this instance. I ask you to forgive me.

Rajesh Gopie

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Gopie has since deleted his Facebook account here is the screenshot