West Ham co-owner David Gold has apologised for “liking” a tweet which appeared to name Caroline Flack “weak” and has promised to make a donation to a psychological well being charity.
The 83-year-old, alongside long-term enterprise accomplice David Sullivan, has come beneath rising scrutiny from supporters for the way in which the Premier League membership are being run.
The Hammers sit 18th within the desk forward of Wednesday evening’s rescheduled conflict with reigning champions Manchester Metropolis.
On Monday evening, Gold favored a uncommon optimistic tweet about West Ham’s present place which additionally referenced the demise of tv presenter Flack.
I believe West Ham are okay, we’ve a brand new massive stadium, a board that assist to the very best of their skill (restricted) and gamers who want some kinda assist.
I get abused each different day for my opinions. If I used to be Caroline (weak) I might of topped myself!….
— Mikespace™ Chat (@MikespaceChat) February 17, 2020
“I believe West Ham are okay, we’ve a brand new massive stadium, a board that assist to the very best of their skill (restricted) and gamers who want some kinda (sic) assist.
“I get abused each different day for my opinions. If I used to be Caroline (weak) I’d of topped myself!…,” was tweeted by person @MikespaceChat.
Gold later eliminated his “like” from the message and issued a brief response by the membership on Tuesday morning.
“I apologise unreservedly for liking a tweet final evening that I shouldn’t have,” he stated.
“It was by no means my intention to condone the sentiment expressed within the second half of it. I rapidly pressed ‘like’ and really a lot remorse doing so. I can be making a donation to Heads Collectively to recognise their vital work.”
Flack, the star who most just lately fronted ITV2’s profitable relationship present Love Island, was discovered lifeless at her London flat on Saturday after taking her personal life.
Associates and colleagues of the 40-year-old have since spoken out in regards to the therapy of Flack within the media and on social platforms.