Magazine Apologises, Didn’t Realise Calling Indigenous Man “Apeish” Was Racist

Surfing Life magazine has said sorry to Indigenous Australian surfer Otis Carey after their article about him sparked outrage.

The March issue of Surfing Life magazine includes a story called 'Poetry Night with Mermaid Killer'. Written by Nathan Myers, it contains a pretty shocking description of Indigenous surfer Otis Carey.

Myers wrote, "With his apeish face and cowering hair-curtains, I expect little more than Cro-Magnon grunts from his mouth. I am caught off guard by the clarity and eloquence of his speech.”

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