Sonny Bill Williams has ignited a storm of controversy on social media and been labelled “transphobic” for backing a comment from a woman who “thanked God” her parents wouldn’t let her get a sex change when she was 12.
Williams, who retired from a glittering career in rugby and rugby league in 2021, today shared a tweet from well-known anti-transgender and anti-vaccination advocate, Doctor Anastasia Maria Loupis.
The Danish doctor’s social media feed is littered with comments about stamping out gay and transgender rights, anti-vaccination sentiments and Donald Trump fan fiction.
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Williams re-tweeted a post, quoting “100, 100″ to show his strong backing for the views from the controversial Doctor with more than 154k followers.
The backing quickly gained traction on social media, and…