By Lizzie Day • 05 April 2020 • 12:00
Manchester City’s Kyle Walker apologises for flouting lockdown rules to throw ‘sex party’ at home.
The defender has been criticised for hosting the party at his flat in Cheshire with two escorts.
The Sun revealed Walker and a friend invited the two women round on Tuesday evening, hours after the star urged his 1.5 million Twitter followers on Twitter to adhere to the rules and stay at home.
He posted: “Please everyone stay home, look after one another through this difficult time and check in on loved ones but don’t visit them”.
According to The Sun, Louise McNamara, 21, said she works for an agency in Manchester and was paid £2,200 in cash and left around 2am on Wednesday morning.
She told hte newspaper that “on the one hand he’s inviting strangers round to his house for sex, and the next day he’s lecturing everyone on the need to stay safe.
‘He’s a hypocrite and putting people at risk.’
Walker has since issued a public apology “for the choices I made last week”.
He said he appreciates his position as a professional footballer makes him a role model to others and apologised to his club, family, friends and fans “for letting them down”.
He added his action are “in direct contrast” to people making a real difference during the crisis, and those risking their lives.
In a statement, Manchester City said: ‘We are disappointed to hear the allegations, note Kyle’s swift statement and apology, and will be conducting an internal disciplinary procedure in the coming days.’
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