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Noah Cyrus Is Facing Backlash For Using A Racist Term To Defend Harry Styles' Vogue Cover

"I am mortified that I used a term without knowing the context and history."

Noah Cyrus, WYD?

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Earlier this week, the singer took to Instagram to defend Harry Styles for rocking a dress in his badass Vogue cover last month.

After the cover was released, conservative pundit Candace Owens — who happens to be a Black woman — tweeted "Bring back manly men," to which Harry had the best response to.

There is no society that can survive without strong men. The East knows this. In the west, the steady feminization of our men at the same time that Marxism is being taught to our children is not a coincidence. It is an outright attack. Bring back manly men. https://t.co/sY4IJF7VkK

In her own IG post, Noah wrote, "He wears this dress better than any of [you] nappy ass heauxz," and, I just...wow.

Noah Cyrus defends Harry Styles.... 😬😬😬

Naturally, her racist comment was met with backlash.

Noah Cyrus called Candace Owens a nappy headed heaux and thought we was finna laugh????

People weren't buying her excuse that she didn't know what nappy meant:

I don’t buy into Noah’s “i didn’t know” excuse it’s 2020 you know what nappy means

Noah apparently stated that she thought "nappy" meant "tired."

Noah eventually did apologize for her remark and said she was "mortified" that she "used a term without knowing the context."

However, her apology was not accepted by everyone.

Noah Cyrus excuse/apology is not accepted by me! Out of all of the insults u could’ve said, u chose “NAPPY!” U SAID IT ABOUT BLACK WOMEN, AT THAT

"Nappy is not an insult, but Noah really tried it," one Black woman wrote alongside a photo of her hair.

Nappy is not an insult, but Noah really tried it. Sat down lil girl. #NoahCyrus

"Proud of these nappy roots!" another Black woman tweeted with a photo of her locks.

#noahcyrus what's good?! Proud of these nappy roots! Let me guess you have black friend so it's okay to say it ? Nah! #nappy #happy

Hopefully Noah will think before she posts next time. Or at least not use words she doesn't know the historical context of.

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