ALSO Foundation CEO Crusader Hillis has called on Olympic swimmer Stephanie Rice to undertake diversity training after she posted homophobic comments on her Twitter account over the weekend.
“In a similar way someone needs to do an anger management course, I think Rice needs to go and do a diversity training course,” Hillis said.
“I see these things as a way of education rather than a way of punishment.”
Rice came under fire for tweeting offensive remarks after Australian rugby team the Wallabies beat the South African Springboks by two points on Saturday.
“Suck on that faggots,” she wrote. “Probably the best game I’ve ever seen!! Well done boys.”
The comments were later deleted and Rice apologised. Luxury car brand Jaguar dumped Rice following her Twitter remarks.