mikeyg123 wrote:Zoue wrote:mikeyg123 wrote:Zoue wrote:any evidence for this? How many are the current WDC, for example? Of course he's going to be in the spotlight.
Honestly, this poor Hamilton the endless victim thing is getting really old
Hamilton drawing unfair criticism RE his lifestyle got old about a 8 years ago tbf.
He chooses to have a high-profile lifestyle, which inevitably comes with criticism. Drivers who shun the limelight don't get stories written about them. This is a surprise? He doesn't get singled out in that regard. Look how much flak Kimi used to get in his drinking and partying days. Or Button, for that matter. Or Irvine etc etc. Only none of them get portrayed as victims.
Kimi got flak? I think he got plaudits. Imagine the reaction if Hamilton went back to party with his mates on a yacht in Monaco half way through a Grand Prix.
And why should a high profile lifestyle draw criticism anyway?
Kimi got loads of flak. Even having an ice-cream on the grid drew mounds of criticism for being unmotivated, lazy etc.
I don't think a high profile lifestyle should draw criticism, as long as no-one is being harmed. But there again I've never understood some people's obsession with celebrity. OTOH, it is an inevitable fact that having a high-profile lifestyle will attract attention and some of that will, again inevitably, be criticism. The point though is that Hamilton is not unique in receiving criticism, so the claims of victimisation are unfounded.