Former NBA star Gilbert Arenas certainly missed the mark when he took to social media to criticize the beauty of dark-skinned women, using Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o as an example to prove his point.
After staunch criticism for saying the 37-year-old beauty is ‘cute when the lights are off,’ the basketballer has now gone to social media to retract his statement and wield an apology.
In response to:
Arenas took to Instagram to say:
He even followed later to reiterate the stance. See the pic below (provided by our friends at HollywoodUnlocked):
After a backlash from the three-year-old comments, he offered an apology stating: