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    "Stranger Things" Star Noah Schnapp Responded After Being Accused Of Using The N-Word

    "I would truly never say the n-word."

    Sigh. If only someone would have told Noah Schnapp that saying the n-word — or even using a "replacement" for it — is never OK.


    On Tuesday, the Stranger Things actor released an Instagram apology after a video resurfaced of him singing along to "Freaky Friday" by Lil Dicky featuring Chris Brown.

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    In the clip, Noah appeared to be singing the n-word, which sparked the hashtag #NoahSchnappIsOverParty on Twitter.

    The 15-year-old denied using the racial slur, writing, “Hi guys. Recently a video from last summer has gotten out of me dancing and singing a song while singing the word ‘neighbor’ over the n-word. I would truly never say the n-word and I'm not the type of person."

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    According to Page Six, the video was posted by one of Noah’s friends on Instagram who was "[reminiscing] about summer camp last year."

    Noah went on to say that he used the word "neighbor" as a "replacement" and that his friends would "never post a video, or support me, if I was saying that slur without hesitation."

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    "I should of [sic] kept my mouth shut. I understand why it is found offensive and I am so sorry," he concluded.

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    Here's to hoping this is a true learning experience for him.

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