Flex Wheeler touches upon racism in bodybuilding after recent events involving Rich Piana.
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Most of you have already heard the news about Rich Piana’s leaked rant in which he billowed out racial slur after racial slur. And you’ve probably also seen his apology video. While unfortunately, racism is nothing new – it has been increasingly a hot button topic over the past few years. Even more so than usual because of our political climate. That’s why for this week’s episode Flex Wheeler speaks with director Vlad Yudin about Rich Piana’s recent comments and what they mean and possibly represent for racism in bodybuilding as a whole. You can check out the whole conversation in our latest Flex On ‘Em episode above.
Please note – this video contains some very sensitive subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised.