Hannah Brown had to apologize after saying the n-word on her Instagram Live.
The Bachelorette Star Hannah Brown posted a video of herself saying the N-word on IG Live, while rapping along to DaBaby's "Rockstar," and has since apologized.
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"I owe you all a major apology," Brown wrote on her story afterward. "There is no excuse and I will not justify what I said. I have ready your messages and seen the hurt I have caused. I own it all. I am terribly sorry and know that whether in public or private, this language is unacceptable. I promise to do better."
"I don't think I said that word, but now I'm like... Oh god. I've never used that word," she later said, per E! Online. "I've never called anybody that... You can think I'm something that I'm not, but I'm not that."
Bachelor Star Bekah Martinez reacted to the video on Instagram writing, "How are people still gonna defend CELEBS with SOOO much access to privilege, knowledge, and education saying the N-word. Even if it's 'just the lyrics to a song' ... especially when that person had the wherewithal to skip over the F-word lyric first.
"So no, it's not cool to just sing it along with the lyrics...," she added. "Especially not on your platform with millions of followers."