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Latifi recounts her ordeal after losing the World Cup to Lewis Hamilton

Nicholas Latifi was, unintentionally, the great protagonist of the last race of the Formula 1 World Championship. The Canadian suffered an accident seven laps from the end that changed the outcome of the championship by raising Max Verstappen as champion and Lewis Hamilton as second when it seemed impossible before its collision with the wall.

The Canadian has lived through a real ordeal these days with the fans of Lewis Hamilton completely unleashed against him to the point of threatening him with death. The Williams driver already knew what he was exposing himself to: “Since I saw the checkered flag, I would know what was coming and I even thought about unsubscribing from a social network.”

The pilot made a statement that shocked the social network Twitter to the point of receiving the support of the Mercedes team, the main one harmed by his actions. Hold tight, Nicholas Latifi. We support you in your fight against hate and abuse on social networks, “they said from the Silver Arrows.

Latifi said this on social media. “Much has been said about the situation that occurred after Abu Dhabi. I have received thousands of messages on my social media accounts, publicly and through direct messages. Most have supported me, but there has also been a lot of hate and abuse, “he said.

I’ve been trying to find the best way to handle this. Do I ignore it and move on? Or do I tackle it and address the bigger issue that sadly is a reality when you use social media? I’m going to speak my mind in the hope that this sparks another conversation about online bullying and the drastic consequences it can have on people. Using social networks as a channel to attack someone with messages of hate, abuse and threats of violence is shocking, and something that I am denouncing, “he settled.

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