‘The Bachelorette’: Hannah Brown Stated the N-Phrase on Social Media and Followers Assume Her Apology Was Trash

Hannah Brown is used to being within the highlight and having individuals touch upon her choices. However this time, she did one thing method worse than permitting a misogynistic man to smash most of her Bachelorette season or getting engaged to the unsuitable man. This time, she was caught saying the N-word on Instagram Dwell and initially gave essentially the most half-hearted apology ever. Now that she’s receiving main backlash, Brown has tried to apologize once more.

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What occurred?

Since being quarantined because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Brown has been utilizing TikTok fairly a bit and showcasing her dancing abilities by studying TikTok dances. In an Instagram Dwell, she tried her hand on the dance to “Rockstar” by DaBaby. Not in a position to keep in mind the dance, she started singing the phrases to the tune whereas making an attempt to do the strikes. She sang alongside and didn’t censor herself when the N-word got here up.

Hannah Brown’s preliminary apology

Brown breezed proper via the N-word with out even noticing that she had stated it. As individuals within the feedback began calling her out for it, she gave a laughing apology.

“I did?” she stated laughing. “I’m so sorry… I used to be singing a tune, I’m so sorry.”

Somebody off-screen tried to cowl for Brown, saying that they didn’t suppose that she stated it.

“I did? I’m so sorry … I don’t suppose … Possibly it was Patrick. Um, anyway …” Brown stated. 

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Later, she finally owned as much as it.

“I don’t suppose I stated that phrase, however now I’m like… Oh god. I’ve by no means used that phrase,” Brown stated. “I’ve by no means known as anyone that… You possibly can suppose I’m one thing that I’m not, however I’m not that.”

Hannah Brown’s second apology

After her apology within the preliminary video didn’t go over effectively, Brown launched a press release on her Instagram tales.

“I owe you all a serious apology,” she stated. “There isn’t any excuse and I cannot justify what I stated.”

“I’ve learn your messages and seen the damage I’ve induced,” she continued. “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.”

Fan reactions

Persons are not too pleased with Brown proper now. Even Bachelor alum Bekah Martinez known as Brown out.

“How are individuals nonetheless gonna defend CELEBS with SOOO a lot entry to privilege, information, and training saying the N-word,” Martinez wrote on her Instagram story. “Even when it’s ‘simply the lyrics to a tune’ … particularly when that particular person had the wherewithal to skip over the F-word lyric first.”

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And followers felt the identical method.

“Actually disillusioned to see that video of you saying the n-word and seeing you giggle and chortle your method via an apology, and the best way you prompt perhaps it was considered one of your pals, implying you hold round (non-black) individuals who do say it,” one particular person commented.

“Think about getting caught saying the n-word after which laughing about it? I’m disgusted,” one other particular person wrote.

“I’m unfollowing you,” one other particular person promised. “You have got but to apologize sincerely for utilizing racist language. Do higher, fundamental.”