Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton is under fire after publicly mocking his nephew for wearing a princess dress.
Lewis Hamilton admitted on Instagram that he was ‘so sad’ his nephew chose to wear a princess dress on Christmas day.
Lewis has sparked outrage after saying “boys don’t wear princess dresses” in a video shared on his Instagram.
He started the video by saying: “I’m so sad right now.”
Lewis then turns the camera to his nephew to question his outfit: “Why are you wearing a princess dress?”
“Is this what you got for Christmas?”
Lewis ended the video by telling his nephew: “Boys don’t wear princess dresses!”
Oh dear Lewis. You’ve just opened a can of worms… pic.twitter.com/fpsiNeOZrd
— Nabeela (@JustNabz) December 25, 2017
The F1 star has now been blasted on social media:
From tax dodging to trying to internet shame his little nephew, Lewis Hamilton really is the full package isn’t he https://t.co/YEfwcNZcIF
— Owen Jones🌹 (@OwenJones84) December 26, 2017
Never liked Lewis Hamilton. Now I truly can’t stand him. How dare he berate his nephew for doing something that obviously makes him happy?! And then uploading it online thinking everyone would have a laugh?! Good on whoever bought him the dress, I say…
— Becky (@randomflowers) December 26, 2017
Good Morning to everyone except Lewis Hamilton who is a piece of trash
— Amy Barker (@amybarker_) December 26, 2017
@LewisHamilton doing what you did just shows how weak you Are! You're nephew has more strength and courage than you ever Will!
— Mikey Craig (@TheCraiginater) December 26, 2017
Lewis has yet to comment on the huge backlash.