Firstly I would say, feel free to read Eddie's post about this HERE. I'll start my post with the same passage that he quoted from the Courier Mail.
A tearful Stephanie Rice has made an emotional public apology over her homophobic slur on Twitter, saying she has learnt a huge lesson.
The swimming star twice broke down in tears at a press conference she called in Sydney today as she pleaded for forgiveness over what she labelled "thoughtless and careless" comments.
Triple Olympic gold medallist Rice tweeted "Suck on that faggots!" following the Wallabies' dramatic Tri Nations weekend win over the Springboks early on Sunday.