The previous Bachelorette, 25, went reside on Instagram on Saturday, Could 16, whereas making an attempt to study the TikTok dance to rapper DaBaby’s music “Rockstar.” Throughout the refrain, she sang lyrics that included the racial slur, though she claimed she didn’t notice it got here out of her mouth till followers started leaving feedback.
“I did? I’m so sorry … I don’t assume … possibly it was [my brother] Patrick,” she stated at first. “Um, anyway.”
As commenters continued to name out Brown, she insisted that she “actually [didn’t] assume I stated that phrase” earlier than apologizing for her language.
“I’d by no means use that phrase. I’ve by no means referred to as anyone that. We don’t say that phrase,” she stated on Instagram Dwell. “So, you understand what, I’m going to remain right here, and y’all can assume I stated no matter I did or assume I’m one thing I’m not, however I’m not that. Look, persons are going to wish to assume no matter they wish to consider me, get mad at me, no matter. And even when I did by accident say it, I’m very sorry. I used to be singing a music and never even pondering.”
The Dancing With the Stars champion issued a extra formal apology on her Instagram Tales on Sunday, Could 17, as her livestream went viral and began making headlines.
“I owe you all a serious apology. There isn’t any excuse and I can’t justify what I stated,” she wrote. “I’ve learn your messages and seen the damage I’ve triggered. I personal all of it. I’m terribly sorry and know that whether or not in public or personal, this language is unacceptable. I promise to do higher.”
Bachelor and Bachelorette alums together with Brown’s ex Tyler Cameron, Rachel Lindsay and Bekah Martinez had been amongst those that took to social media to deal with the controversy. Scroll all the way down to learn their reactions.