Celebrity·Posted on Dec 5, 2020Noah 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."by Terry Carter Jr.BuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Noah Cyrus, WYD? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Bravo Earlier this week, the singer took to Instagram to defend Harry Styles for rocking a dress in his badass Vogue cover last month. View this photo on Instagram @tylersphotos / @Vogue Instagram: @voguemagazine / Via instagram.com 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. Candace Owens @RealCandaceO 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 07:16 PM - 14 Nov 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite In her own IG post, Noah wrote, "He wears this dress better than any of [you] nappy ass heauxz," and, I just...wow. tiffany @jonestiff314 Noah Cyrus defends Harry Styles.... 😬😬😬 07:13 PM - 03 Dec 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Naturally, her racist comment was met with backlash. master roshi @ddupreejr Noah Cyrus called Candace Owens a nappy headed heaux and thought we was finna laugh???? 09:47 PM - 03 Dec 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite People weren't buying her excuse that she didn't know what nappy meant: 𝓜𝓲𝓵𝓴🕊🏹 @angelmillk I don’t buy into Noah’s “i didn’t know” excuse it’s 2020 you know what nappy means 04:59 AM - 04 Dec 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite 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." View this photo on Instagram Noah Cyrus / Via Instagram: @noahcyrus However, her apology was not accepted by everyone. PILAR.♥️ @PILAR_BRIGGS_ 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 09:56 PM - 03 Dec 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite "Nappy is not an insult, but Noah really tried it," one Black woman wrote alongside a photo of her hair. Tuesday Meshell @2sdayMeshell_ Nappy is not an insult, but Noah really tried it. Sat down lil girl. #NoahCyrus 12:26 PM - 04 Dec 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite "Proud of these nappy roots!" another Black woman tweeted with a photo of her locks. Quilla @dredwildchild #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 12:02 AM - 04 Dec 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Hopefully Noah will think before she posts next time. Or at least not use words she doesn't know the historical context of.