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Tyler Seguin apologizes for tweet

Posted by David Zimmerman  April 24, 2013 08:56 AM

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Boston Bruin Tyler Seguin got in a bit of hot water last night after tweeting out a message some have called homophobic.

Seguin, to his credit, quickly realized his error and sent out a second message to apologize.

The original tweet was in reference to a song by Boston rapper Slaine. Seguin, who appears in the video for the song, wrote ““Just listened to the song in my bed. Gave me goosebumps no homo...”

That tweet was followed by,

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Interestingly, The National Hockey announced, jus two weeks ago, that the league has entered into a formal partnership with the You Can Play Project which works with athletes and leagues to educate them on issues surrounding lgbt athletes and the lgbt community.

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