SportCurry apologizes to astronaut for moon landing comments

22:20  16 december  2018
22:20  16 december  2018 Source:   warriorswire.com

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Steph Curry is sorry for all the trouble his moon - landing comments have caused. Curry also apologized to the former astronaut . "I did not want in any way, shape or form to demean the significant accomplishment that you and people that you work with on a daily basis were able to make

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry apologised for the moon landing comments he made earlier this week while talking with retired astronaut Scott Kelly. Curry wanted to backtrack his remarks and raise awareness around the work NASA do, so he hosted a 16-minute Instagram live video chat

Curry apologizes to astronaut for moon landing comments© Getty Getty

Last week, Steph Curry jumped on The Ringer's "Winging It" podcast and said that he didn't believe that the moon landing was real - something that was picked up and went viral from 0 to 100 real quick.

Curry quickly rescinded his comments and said that he was joking on the podcast and apologized for his comments and agreed to tour one of NASA's lunar labs to learn more about the explorations.

Feeling like the apology wasn't enough, Curry hosted a 16-minute Instagram Live conversation with retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly to apologize further and learn more about NASA.

"It was important for me to understand, one, the magnitude of things that I say in my comments, and how much weight they carry, no matter if I am joking or not, but totally honor that in every situation I put myself in," Curry said.

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Stephen Curry says his moon - landing comments were a joke. Curry said he hadn't responded the coverage of his comments because he was "silently protesting" the outrage over it. "I was silently protesting how stupid it was that people actually took that quote and made it law as, 'Oh my God, he's

Curry recently said that he was joking about not believing we landed on the moon .

"The sense of national pride in how that exploration for mankind has pushed boundaries and limits of what is possible, you know, pushed our imagination for what we can accomplish. […] I do not want to in any way, shape or form demean the significant accomplishments that you, and the people you work with on a daily basis, make a reality."

Curry seems to genuinely understand the gravity, not just about the moon landing comments, but that he has to be careful about the things he says because of the platform he has and the number of people that platform reaches.

Kelly admitted that he had a similar fallout on social media when he called Winston Churchill one of the greatest leaders of all time not understanding how Churchill felt about race relations and colonialism.

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NBA superstar Steph Curry has been doing an awful lot of back-pedaling in recents weeks after he joked on a podcast that he believed the moon landing was fake. And now he's even made amends with astronaut Scott Kelly. As the news of Curry 's joke made the rounds last week

Steph Curry talks with american astronaut about what he said on moon landing .

The conversation came on the heels of the Sacramento Kings trolling Curry by playing moon landing footage during player introductions.


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