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Rugby commentator Joe Wheeler taken off air after awful, racist accent – NEWS.com.au

Rugby commentator Joe Wheeler taken off air after awful, racist accent

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Former rugby star Joe Wheeler is off air after his controversial post-match comments making fun of a Japanese player.The Sky Sport commentator shocked viewers during a post-match interview on Friday night following the Highlanders’ 33-12 win over the Crusaders.
While interviewing Highlanders’ first five-eighths Mitchell Hunt, he praised the play of Japanese international Kazuki Himeno; but did so using a mock-Asian accent.
“He was leally impressive, wasn’t he? He was leally, leally good,” Wheeler…

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