The Raptors are backpedaling after they launched an ill-received video honoring ladies’s historical past month.

After initially releasing the video on social media, the Raptors deleted the clip and apologized.

“We’re a company that prides itself on doing the best factor in the case of inclusion and illustration, and we made a mistake [Tuesday],” the Raptors advised the Toronto Star in an announcement.

“Our sincerest apologies to our gamers, our employees and our followers — we’ll work to do higher at this time and day by day after.”

The video had offered a number of gamers on the group with the query, “Beyonce mentioned that ladies run the world. Why do you assume that’s true?”

“They’re the one one that may procreate,” Malachi Flynn answered.

“They delivery everyone,” Valuable Achiuwa mentioned.

Scottie Barnes added that “all ladies are nice as a result of they’re queens.”

The Raptors are getting mocked for a video they launched honoring ladies’s historical past month.
Twitter / Raptors

Earlier than they deleted the video, the Raptors had been mocked for even releasing it.

“Saved this earlier than the Raptors inevitably deleted a brand new candidate for the who-the-hell-approved-this-sports-team-account-tweet corridor of fame,” tweeted Molly Morrison, a social media supervisor for Bleacher Report.

This social clip ignited a Twitter firestorm and has been seen over one million instances since Wednesday.

“NOOOOOO HAHAHAH,” responded ESPN NFL analyst Mina Kimes.

“How are THESE the responses they selected to run?” requested Brody Logan, a morning anchor at NBC affiliate KSEE24 in Fresno. “How dangerous are the others?”

Precious Achiuwa said that women 'birth everybody.'
Valuable Achiuwa mentioned that girls ‘delivery everyone.’
Twitter / Raptors

There was additionally some backlash to the backlash.

J.L. Fairchild, who describes himself as an aerospace engineer in his Twitter bio, responded, “Raptors deleted this as a result of they mentioned an objectively true factor. Solely ladies may give delivery.”

“Think about pretending to be offended by this,” tweeted Jason Rantz, a conservative discuss radio host on KTTH in Seattle and Tacoma.

“Toronto Solar mentioned it was not inclusive as a result of it acknowledged ladies give delivery — they’re nonetheless pretending males can delivery a baby as a result of #inclusivity and #fairness.”