Jordan De Goey, apology video, actions in Bali, Collingwood interview, punishment, contract - petsitterbank

Jordan De Goey, apology video, actions in Bali, Collingwood interview, punishment, contract

Collingwood has released a video of Jordan De Goey addressing his actions in Bali, with the 26-year-old apologizing and flagging “a lot of work moving forward”.

De Goey was given a $25,000 suspended fine after a video of him in Bali on his mid-season break displayed conduct that Collingwood later said was disrespectful towards women.

The restricted free agent has put out two written statements since the incident – the first taking aim at the media for its coverage of the issue and the second apologizing for his actions – but on Friday the club released a short video of him addressing said actions.

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Interviewer: Jordan, I understand you wanted to talk?

Jordan DeGoey: Yeah I do. This week has obviously weighed pretty heavily on me and I thought I’d just wait until I’ve got a clear mind to come out and apologize for my actions and my behaviours. I don’t condone that behavior at all and I’ve got a lot of work moving forward.

Interviewer: What’s your message to the footy community and to those at the club and the women at the club?

JDG: Firstly, I do want to come out and say I am definitely sorry for that. I’ve got a lot of important women in my life and I understand you need to show respect to women at all times. I’ve got a responsibility to the wider community and I need to keep working towards that.

Interviewer: In terms of your work this year, did you want to touch on your first part of the season?

JDG: Yeah I do. Obviously you’ve probably seen with the ADHD stuff which came out, first of all I just want to say that’s not an excuse for my behavior at all. I just wanted to let people know I was dealing with some stuff on the side throughout the first half of this year and also now. It’s something I’m learning a lot about. I’m not a perfect person, I don’t think I ever will be, but hopefully I can make some changes so these mistakes don’t happen again. Just on that, I would like to apologize once again.


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