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Opinion

Bang shouldn’t have apologized

Chiu on This
A short and regular opinion blast from Stephen Chiu

‘Chiu on This’ is a short and regular opinion blast

One of the things I liked about players like idra was that he was unapologetic. When he made a joke that he was paid to treat all of the fans like fucks, he never apologized. He could have, and perhaps it could have turned out better for him, but he never did, and I respect that he stuck to his honest opinion. In the same vein I had respected Bang for sticking to his guns and not kowtowing to Korean fans like the rest of the pros did.

Don’t get me wrong. If Bang legitimately believed he had wronged someone or that he had done harm, then he should apologize. But the timing of it seems to pacify the fans rather than because he was sorry.

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