This week, Twitter user @itszaeokasked his followers, "What is the worst celebrity apology you've ever seen?" People came through with some pretty bad examples of celebrities' apologies after they were canceled, called out for being problematic, or accused of something.
Here's what they said:
1.When Doja Cat was called out for her resurfaced problematic, anti-gay language and said this for an apology:
Like, what in the hell is this?
2.When Gina Rodriguez gave the ultimate non-apology apology after she was called out for singing the N-word on her Instagram story:
“Hey, what’s up everybody? I just wanted to reach out and apologize. I am sorry. I am sorry if I offended anyone by singing along to The Fugees — to a song I love — that I grew up on," she said. "I love Lauryn Hill, and I really am sorry if I offended you," she said plainly.
3.When Tyler Joseph of Twenty One Pilots was called out for not using his platform during Black Lives Matter protests and the 2020 election, and then apologized like this:
He then re-re-apologized with this tweet:
4.When ex-Papa John's CEO John Schnatter said he had been "working for 20 months" to get the N-word out of his vocabulary after his racist conference call was leaked:
5.When Johnny Depp and Amber Heard gave this awkward apology for not declaring their dogs when entering Australia, which has strict biosecurity laws:
6.When Mario Batali attached a recipe to his apology after he was accused of sexual misconduct: