Colless has said that Sydney star Adam Goodes is even more emotional over the comments today than he was last week when they were first made.

“”If anything I’d say [Goodes] is in more of an emotional state as a consequence of this than of the incident on Friday,” Colless said in a statement.

McGuire caused controversy when he said on his Triple M breakfast show that Goodes could promote King Kong – The Musical after a 13-year old Collingwood supporter had described Goodes as an ape.

“I wasn’t racially vilifying anybody,” McGuire told a packed media conference in Melbourne.
He says he unreservedly apologises but isn’t considering resigning.

“I’m not a racist. I’ve done a lot of things in the past and continue to fight for the cause of equality in Australia.

“People don’t resign because they make a slip of the tongue. It’s as simple as that.”If I stood up and was racially vilifying somebody then not only should I be resigning I should be sacked.”

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