Lewis Hamilton throws weight behind Naomi Osaka over French Open media boycott, says backlash in opposition to her ‘ridiculous’-Sports activities Information , Novi Reporter
Talking forward of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, seven-time F1 world champion Hamilton was important of the French Open organisers.
Baku: Seven-time Components One champion Lewis Hamilton known as Thursday for extra assist for younger athletes coping with media duties after four-time Grand Slam champion tennis participant Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open citing her psychological well being.
Osaka withdrew from the match on Monday after she was fined for refusing to attend the everyday post-match information convention following her first-round victory. The Japanese participant stated on social media that she confronted “enormous waves of hysteria earlier than I converse to the world’s media.”
Talking forward of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Hamilton was important of the French Open organisers.
“The way in which they reacted was not good with the fantastic and somebody speaking about their private psychological well being after which being fined for it, that wasn’t cool. I feel they may have undoubtedly dealt with it higher, I’m positive. I hope they may take a deep dive into it and discover a higher option to navigate sooner or later,” Hamilton stated.
Hamilton stated he had felt overwhelmed by media obligations across the time he joined F1 in 2007 when he was 22.
“Once I was younger, I used to be thrown into the pit and I wasn’t given any steerage or assist. And what I do know is that, you understand, when children are coming in, they’re going through the identical factor as I did. And I don’t essentially know if that’s one of the best for them,” Hamilton stated. “I feel we should be supporting extra and I feel it shouldn’t be a case the place you’re pressured.
“For instance, with Naomi’s state of affairs, she didn’t really feel comfy for her personal private well being to not do one thing. And the backlash is ridiculous.”
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