Tyson Fury's mouth has erupted yet again. For what seems like the hundredth time in just a few short weeks, Fury gets caught making remarks that'll be sure to rub some people all the wrong way. A recent YouTube video has surfaced that features Fury making sexist comments when asked about women in boxing. After being asked the question, Fury focused his response on the ring card girls - instead of actual female fighters.
"I think they are very nice when they're walking around that ring holding them cards," he said. "I like them actually; they give me inspiration when I'm tired and I see them wiggling around with their Round 2, Round 8. I think women in boxing is very good."
When prompted that the question was really about his thoughts on female fighters, Fury stated:
"It's up to everybody what they want to do. I'm all for it; I'm not a sexist. I believe if a man can to go work all his life a woman can. Who am I to say 'don't do that 'cause you're a girl?' But I believe a woman's best place is in the kitchen and on her back. That's my personal belief. Making me a good cup of tea -- that's what I believe."
These comments obviously come on the heels of Fury making other inflammatory statements, such as mentioning homosexuality and abortion as being precursors to Armageddon. But these latest comments have sparked a petition from Change.org, requesting the BBC to remove Fury from consideration for their Sports Athlete of the Year award - a petition that already has 45,000 signatures.
The BBC has said that they won't change their shortlist based on any petition, as his consideration is solely based on his sports performance, but today, Fury took to Twitter to say that he hopes he doesn't win the award as he's not a good role model for children.
Hopefully I don't win @BBCSPOTY as I'm not the best roll model in the world for the kids, give it to someone who would appreciate it,— Gypsy King (@Tyson_Fury) December 4, 2015
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