With Bryant's fans forcing media houses to issue apologies, it should be remembered that a person is the accumulation of their actions – be they highs or lows.
Last year, the winner of the first Ballon d'Or Féminin was asked whether she can ‘twerk’ after receiving her award.
Too often athletes are forced into a narrative in which their sport overtakes everything, to the detriment of their health and future happiness.
Hotstar's website now shows a previous episode featuring Sonam Kapoor and her siblings as the latest one.
The matter is currently being considered by the BCCI's legal cell.
The board is also reportedly considering banning players from making appearances on such 'non-cricket' shows altogether.
No one is saying the tennis star wasn't angry. But it's worth asking whether you thought she was more angry because she is a woman.