Mark Knight’s Serena Williams cartoon

Shocking ‘death threat’ development over ‘racist’ Serena cartoon

The Aussie cartoonist at the centre of an international firestorm over a ‘racist’ depiction of Serena Williams says his wife and daughter have been targeted with death threats.

Cartoonist suspends Twitter account amid Serena Williams backlash

HERALD Sun cartoonist Mark Knight says he suspended his Twitter account overnight because of abuse towards his family over his cartoon of Serena Williams’ US Open tantrum.

Knight said he did it to protect his family and friends.

Australia’s finest cartoonist said while positive comments were outweighing negative, he chose to do it to stop family being abused.

‘The world has just gone crazy’: Cartoonist, newspaper defend Serena Williams caricature

In a social media post, Peter Blunden, managing director of News Corp.’s operations in the state of Victoria, said: “Australia’s finest cartoonist Mark Knight has the strongest support of his colleagues for his depiction of Serena Williams’ petulance. It’s about bad behaviour, certainly not race. The PC brigade are way off the mark … again.”

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4 thoughts on “Mark Knight’s Serena Williams cartoon

  1. Roger Federer, um homem, branco, foi vaiado por partir uma raquete (e perdeu o ponto). Serena é mulher, negra, e é o árbitro quem é vaiado. Duplo standard? Sem dúvida. A “sorte” do árbitro, ainda assim, é Naomi Osaka ser mulher e negra, se fosse branca nem sei…

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