In a video making the rounds, French open qualifier Maxime Hamou is seen forcibly kissing TV reporter Maly Thomas an anchor for Eurosport, during a live interview. Several times the reporter attempts to rebuff his untoward advances, which elicits cheers from unlookers and encourages Hamou. Thomas doesn’t find his advances funny as she tel
ls Huffington post “if I hadn’t been live on air, I would have punched him.
However for is social faux pas and what can only be termed as harassment, Hamou will have his tournament credentials for the French open revoked by the French Tennis Federation. There promises to be further investigations on the matter, which may attract steeper penalties for Hamou.
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