The coach has resigned from his post after revealing some racist, misogynistic and homophobic statements.
A myth has been dropped in the history of American football. In these parts the name of Jon Gruden will not sound familiar, but this coach has left his mark on the current history of the football for his performance on the Las Vegas Raiders team. However, his reputation has been tainted by some racist comments that have not only led him to resign from his position, but also to To be removed as a coach on Madden NFL 22, EA’s game dedicated to the aforementioned sport.
EA Sports is committed to taking steps to maintain a culture of inclusion and fairnessEAFollowing the line of maintain a balanced community, the creators of Madden NFL 22 have issued a statement through social networks specifying the elimination of Jon Gruden in the game. According to the ideology exposed in the publication, “EA Sports is committed to taking measures to maintain a culture of inclusion and fairness.” A thought that is followed by the news about Jon Gruden and his future disappearance of Madden NFL 22 “because of the circumstances of his resignation.”
Jon Gruden tended to make racist, homophobic and misogynistic commentsThis decision has been made after a new published by The New York Times in which the attitudes of the American football coach are revealed that tend to look down on people around you. In this sense, the newspaper revealed an email from 2011 in which it Racist comments towards the head of the NFL Players Union, something that adds to other misogynistic and homophobic statements that he did from time to time.
Going back to Madden NFL 22, EA specifies that the Jon Gruden figure in the game will be replaced by a generic image in a future update coming in the next few weeks. So in a few days, Jon Gruden will disappear permanently of EA’s football title.
This is not the first time that the publisher has carried out measures regarding the figure removal who have entered into scandals. Recently, we learned that FIFA 22 will dispense with Benjamin Mendy, the Manchester City player who has rape and sexual assault charges. Therefore, it is clear that EA takes hateful actions and statements towards other groups seriously, so it does not hesitate to make changes and deletions in its video games to maintain your line of equity and inclusion.
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