Naomi Osaka: Comedy duo ‘A Masso’ apologise for ‘bleach’ comments

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A Japanese comedy duo have apologised after they allegedly said Australian Open winner Naomi Osaka”wanted some bleach” through a live event.
Western Osaka, 21, acquired her first Pan Pacific Open title in her hometown Osaka on Sunday – her very first trophy since January’s Melbourne triumph.
The duo, known as’A Masso’, also allegedly said”she is too sunburned”.
Their management firm, Watanabe Entertainment, says they’ve been severely warned following the remarks.
Both girls apologised for making”inappropriate, hurtful remarks”, however they didn’t title two-time Grand Slam winner Osaka, who’s Haitian-Japanese.
“We sincerely apologise for creating the particular individual feel uncomfortable, in addition to for everybody else joined to the occasion,” comedian Ai Murakami stated.
“We sincerely apologise for causing problem. Although we should have thought about it, we left comments that harm lots of people, something we will never do .”
Back in January, Japanese noodle company Nissin was accused of”whitewashing” the mixed-race Osaka at a manga drawing.
Former world number one Osaka has been created in Japan before moving into the United States when she was still young.
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