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Milwaukee Bucks player Pat Connaughton apologizes after controversial video surfaces about police

Posted: 10:37 AM, Dec 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-02 11:37:14-05
Pat Connaughton apologizes after controversial video surfaces about police

MILWAUKEE-- Milwaukee Bucks star Pat Connaughton issued an apology on Sunday after a controversial video surfaced of the basketball player talking about police online.

The video appeared on Cameo.com, a video sharing website that allows fans to request a personalized message from celebrities for a paid fee.

The video shows Connaughton making negative comments perceived to be about police saying, "we don't take much overall pride with the blue."

"We only back you when you come to the Fiserv," Connaughton said in the video.

Connaughton has since apologized on Twitter, saying "I have always supported the police 100 percent, I have several relatives who are police officers, and am grateful to all of the officers who protect us every day," he said. "The script I read was provided by a Cameo customer."

The video was shared in a law enforcement supporters Facebook group, but has since been deleted from the Cameo platform. The Milwaukee Bucks have not responded to TODAY'S TMJ4's request for comment.