“No one deserves it, and it should never be tolerated,” Lewis Hamilton defends Nicholas Latifi »FirstSportz

Lewis Hamilton and Nicholas Latifi
Lewis Hamilton and Nicholas Latifi

Seven-time world champion, Lewis Hamiltoncame out to defend the Canadian and the Williams driver, Nicholas Latifi. Nicholas Latifi’s collision in Abu Dhabi played an indirect role in causing Lewis to lose his record eighth championship. The Canadian has faced online abuse and death threats from online trolls and was prompted to hire bodyguards during his visit to London, as reported. Daily mail.

The driver talked about the reason behind the safety, saying, “It sounds silly, but at the end of the day, you don’t know how serious people are. All it takes is a drunken fan at the airport, or you run into someone who is having a bad day and is drunk and has really extreme views. That’s just one in a million people. “

Latifi also told how Lewis Hamilton contacted him after the race. Latifi also paused his social networking activities, after all the hate poured on him. Lewis Hamilton is also known to be an advocate of social causes like this, and his actions certainly speak louder than his words.

Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton has called on companies to take action against abuse and cyberbullying. Motorists believe the companies have not done much to build a safe space. The fact that Latifi has endured such abuse after a crash says a lot about the toxic Internet culture and the inability of social media platforms to test it in any way.

He say, “Ultimately, I don’t think there’s been a big shift or change, or enough work, that has been done by these social platforms. We still have to put pressure on them to change. Mental health is a real thing, and through these social platforms, people are being abused. No one deserves it, and it should never be tolerated.” as quoted by Daily mail.

Lewis added, “They can change these things and make changes. But they don’t seem to do it fast enough. So I think we just need to keep putting pressure on. I contacted Nicholas. He has my full support. And I know how difficult it can be in those situations. It is important for him to know that he has support from those around him.”

It’s important to start a conversation about mental health, and it’s great to see influencers like Lewis Hamilton take a step in that direction. While the fans must avoid abusing the platforms.

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