Olympic champion Louis Smith allegedly filmed himself ‘mocking Islam’ with a fellow gymnast who dropped to his knees and shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’.
Former reality star Donald Trump’s horrific sexist remarks caused the rest of the celebrity world to uniteIn a video obtained by The Sun, Smith is seen holding the camera to his face as his friend Luke Carson pretends to pray on a rug, howling the Islamic phrase, meaning ‘God is the greatest’.
The pair, who appear to have been drinking, then speak in gibberish as Carson continues to raise his hands to the sky and drop to the floor.
The 27-year-old, who was awarded an MBE in 2013, was allegedly attending the wedding of gymnast Dan Keatings at Kettering Park Hotel, Northamptonshire, reports The Sun.
Towards the end of the clip, Smith says Carson is ‘doing his six o’clock prayers’, before he cries, ‘The prophet Mohammed’.
Amanda Holden left in ‘absolute agony’ as sister remains in hospital following terrifying car crashChief executive of the Ramadan Foundation, Mohammed Shafiq, told the newspaper the two should ‘apologise immediately’.
But Carson, 26, last night said: ‘It was a three-minute video of us just fooling around’.
Smith was accused earlier this year for showing a lack of sportsmanship during Rio 2016, after fellow Team GB competitor, Max Whitlock, beat him to the gold.