Shane Warne Blasts The Australian Tabloids For 'Making Crap Up' About Him

Shane Warne Blasts The Australian Tabloids For ‘Making Crap Up’ About Him

Shane Warne
Shane Warne (Photo by Philip Brown/Getty Images)

Former Australian cricketer Shane Warne has found himself in the middle of controversies quite often. Shane Warne is arguably the most prolific leg-spinner in the history of the game, known for single-handedly spinning Australia to some of the famous victories. While Warne has landed in controversies quite frequently, on this occasion, he has slammed the media for making up stuff about him.

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One of the most infamous controversies that Shane Warne was a part of when he allegedly disclosed pitch and weather information to a bookmaker in 1994-95. Before the 2003 World Cup, the 145-Test veteran tested positive for consuming an illegal drug that resulted in his omission from the squad. However, it did not affect the defending champions’ chances as they lifted their third trophy unbeaten.

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Shane Warne (Credits: Twitter)

Meanwhile, on this occasion, Shane Warne took to his official Twitter handle to lash out at two media publications in Woman’s Day and New Idea, accusing them of fabricating stuff about him. The 50-year old was unhappy that two of the organizations had not been held accountable and labelled doing such things as a disgrace. As per a few media reports, one of the aforementioned publications did a story on Warne’s dating life.

Shane Warne threatens legal action against Woman’s Day and New Idea:

Shane Warne, Australia Cricket Team, ICC World Cup 2019
Warne. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Shane Warne encouraged all those targetted to come together and take legal action to bring them down. He asked any law firms to approach him so that the media regulators will stop such wrongdoings from getting published.

The Victorian elaborated that such magazines have also aimed at his children for no reason and questioned the role of media regulators in blocking such pieces of journalism.