Adam Catzavelos, who posted a racist video while on holiday in Greece, apologized for what he described as his disgusting behaviour.
“When I watch the video, not by choice I may add but because in certain circumstances I have to, for example with my lawyers, I am truly disgusted, horrified and ashamed of my behaviour,” his statement read.
“I now … am acutely aware of how profoundly dehumanizing and hurtful it must be for black South Africans to referred to by the “k” word with all its connotations, who a mere 24 years ago were liberated from centuries of enslavement, colonisation and subjugation and oppression.”
On Thursday, the Equality Court heard that Catzavelos had reached a settlement with the South African Human Rights Commission.
He agreed to pay R150,000 over 30 months to a charitable organisation promoting social cohesion.
Last year, a video of Catzavelos’ video went viral on social media and in news organsations around the world.
Using the k-word, he celebrated the fact that there were no black people on the beach.
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Source: eNCA / Janke Tolmay