Stéphane Plaza justifies himself after the controversy

Stéphane Plaza justifies himself after the controversy
Stéphane Plaza justifies himself after the controversy

Like Christopher Columbus, I sail the waves for a new adventure », Stéphane Plaza wrote on Instagram. His message was accompanied by a photo of him sailing with his hair blowing in the wind.

This publication did not please everyone, in particular the president of the Executive Council of (head of local authority services). Serge Letchimy was moved by this on X: “ The evocation of this name constitutes an unforgivable insult to our people, Martinique and Guadeloupe. Mr. Plaza, I urge you to change course, because no ship should seek to dock on shores whose history and peoples they do not respect. By comparing yourself to Christopher Columbus, you identify yourself as a murderer and torturer, responsible for massacres who actively participated in the European genocide of indigenous peoples and who instituted slavery and the sex trafficking of women and children, some as young as nine years. »

This Saturday, Stéphane Plaza apologized for having referred to Christopher Columbus and decided to explain his coming to the West Indies. The host denounces “some misinterpreted information”. “I was thinking of the browser and not of the harm it does, which I do not condone in any way”, he wrote on Instagram. He took the opportunity to develop the various actions he is carrying out in Guadeloupe, Martinique and . “My commitment to fighting injustice and helping others remains intact”he concludes.

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