Jun 5, 2020

Drew Brees Instagram Apology Transcript for US Flag & Kaepernick Comments

Drew Brees Apology Video for Flag Kaepernick Comments
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Drew Brees released a video on Instagram where he apologized for the comments he made in an interview earlier this week about disrespecting the American flag and Colin Kaepernick. Read his apology video transcript here.

 

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Drew Brees: (00:01)
I know there’s not much that I can say that would make things any better right now, but I just want you to see in my eyes, how sorry I am, for the comments that I made yesterday. I know that it hurt many people, especially friends, teammates, former teammates, loved ones, people that I care and respect deeply. That was never my intention.

Drew Brees: (00:24)
I wish I would have laid out what was on my heart in regards to the George Floyd murder, Ahmaud Arbery. The years and years of social injustice, police brutality, and the need for so much reform and change in regards to legislation and so many other things, to bring equality to our black communities.

Drew Brees: (00:49)
I’m sorry, and I will do better and I will be part of the solution and I am your ally, and I know no words will do that justice-