Bachelor Nation stars used their voices to talk out after Hannah Brown confronted immense backlash for singing the N-word.
The previous Bachelorette, 25, went dwell on Instagram on Saturday, Might 16, whereas attempting to be taught the TikTok dance to rapper DaBaby’s track “Rockstar.” Through 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 suppose … 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] suppose I stated that phrase” earlier than apologizing for her language.
“I’d by no means use that phrase. I’ve by no means known as anyone that. We don’t say that phrase,” she stated on Instagram Dwell. “So, you already know what, I’m going to remain right here, and y’all can suppose I stated no matter I did or suppose I’m one thing I’m not, however I’m not that. Look, individuals are going to wish to suppose no matter they wish to consider me, get mad at me, no matter. And even when I did by chance say it, I’m very sorry. I used to be singing a track and never even pondering.”
The Dancing With the Stars champion issued a extra formal apology on her Instagram Tales on Sunday, Might 17, as her livestream went viral and began making headlines.
“I owe you all a significant 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 precipitated. 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 handle the controversy. Scroll all the way down to learn their reactions.