Oct 7, 2020

Pure Gym personal trainer sorry for 'very ill-judged' slavery post

A personal trainer who launched a gym workout based on the theme of slavery has "Wholeheartedly" apologised. Matt Simpson admitted he posted the "Very-ill judged 12 years of slave workout", which appeared on the PureGym Luton and Dunstable's Facebook account. The post said it had been designed to "Celebrate black history month". "On his Instagram account, Mr Simpson said:"I apologise wholeheartedly to anybody who has felt - in any way, shape or form - angered, felt upset, felt racially abused, indirectly or directly. Many users had responded angrily to the gym's Facebook post with one saying it was "Wrong, insensitive and horrendous on all levels".

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