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The world's number one women's tennis player Serena Williams is not now apologizing.
For saying the victim in this Tuberville Ohio -- case was lucky.
And should not have put herself in that position.
Three Williams says the comments.
Who made the comments in Rolling Stone article that came out just yesterday.
Following her recent win at the French Open she now says she's reaching out to the victim's family.
And that she didn't mean to imply that the girl was to be blamed for her own -- Remember the case is -- bill involves too high school football players who raped a drop -- sixteen year old after party last year both players now behind bars.
The crime was the -- of national headlines across the nation after one guy at the party joked about the girl in an online video.
And a picture emerged of other party goers carrying her by the arms and legs.
Trace Gallagher is -- Los Angeles with more on this this -- comments -- get a lot of attention in the Twitter verse.
-- and not just because she came out Jeb saying that the sixteen year old victim put herself in a bad position a lot of this outrageous kind of targeted at the beginning of Serena williams' comments that Rolling Stone interview.
How she came not defending the football players saying and I'm quoting here.
Do you think it was fair what they got they did something stupid but I don't know I'm not blaming the girl but if you're a sixteen year old and you're drunk like that your parents should teach you.
Don't take drinks from other people of course -- -- And the -- Richmond were both sentenced to a year in juvenile hall for the rate -- by the way got an extra year.
For taking a nude photo.
Of the sixteen year old victim -- speaking out so that's that's something Serena has been a long time.
-- -- -- back and won eleven of the US open that she got in trouble for verbally abusing that line judge for what Serena dean was a very bad call she's also well known for speaking out.
About her fellow players.
But this time she was very quick to apologize saying quoting.
I have fought all of my career for women's equality my prayers and support always go out to the rape victim in this case.
Most especially to an innocent sixteen year old child.
But sportswriter Mike -- goes says she may have trouble walking her previous statements that wasn't.
You come off as misinformed you come off as insensitive.
And no matter what -- press -- -- -- -- puts out an impressively it's not gonna covered up the fact that goes where your initial thoughts those where initial comments.
And in some way we can infer that those were the thoughts and feelings that she had all along.
By the way the author of the Rolling Stone article came out said he's not surprised that separate -- Serena said what you said because he's always known her to be very outspoken.
-- thank you Trace Trace Gallagher Los Angeles.
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