All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘apology’

Katie Holmes Apologizes For Mistreating Leah Remini After Leaving Church Of Scientology

I an interview with 20/20 on Friday, actress and TV host Leah Remini, shared her experiences as a former member of the Church of Scientology and got emotional as ABC aired a brief statement from Katie Holmes. On Monday, Remini stopped by Good Morning America to promote her book Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology and also explained why Holmes’ statement …

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Dunkin’ Donuts Employee Makes Headlines After Refusing To Serve West Hartford Police Officer, Franchise Issues Apology

Instead of reacting negatively after a Dunkin’ Donuts employee jokingly refused to serve one of their own, the West Hartford local police offered positive comments to the store through social media. Last Saturday, at the Dunkin’ Donuts at 1234 Farmington Ave., a police officer was waiting in line when an employee loudly said in front of a long queue of …

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Kanye West Tweets Apology to Beck, Thank God

While everyone was losing their damn minds over that dress Thursday evening, Kanye finally apologized to Beck on Twitter. I, for one, finally had a good night of sleep – my first since the Grammys. “I would like to publicly apologize to Beck, I’m sorry Beck,” said Kanye. I would like to publicly apologize to Beck, I’m sorry Beck. — …

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Carol Costello Apologizes for Laughing About Bristol Palin’s Brawl

Carol Costello, anchor for CNN, caught some flak this past week for her on-air reaction to audio of Bristol Palin after a “drunken brawl” in Alaska. Police in Anchorage released audio of interviews they did on the scene of an altercation that involved the Palin family. They had already released the officers’ reports compiled from the audio, but the tapes …

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Jonah Hill Tries to Save Face After Use of Gay Slur

On Tuesday, the celebrity-gossip site TMZ made its best attempt to bring down the career of yet another Hollywood star. This time, however, their plan may have backfired. Jonah Hill, most well-known for his roles in Superbad, 21 Jump Street, Moneyball, and The Wolf of Wall Street, was taking a break from promoting his upcoming role in 22 Jump Street …

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Shaquille O’Neal Apologizes, Victim Starts Movement

Shaquille O’Neal had to eat some serious crow after posting an offensive photo on Instagram of himself mocking a man with a disability. The offended, 23-year-old Jahmel Binion, suffers from ectodermal dysplasia, a rare genetic condition that affects his hair and teeth and also prevents him from sweating. So, if he gets overheated and can’t cool himself down, he could …

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Stephen King Apologizes For Tweet

Stephen King didn’t exactly show off his true writing skills on Twitter the other day. The best-selling horror author received a good amount of backlash after a couple of tweets-gone-wrong. The tweets were sent in response to Dylan Farrow’s open letter in the New York Times reiterating her assertion that actor Woody Allen had molested her when she was 7-years-old. …

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Dennis Rodman Checks Into Rehab Facility

If people wondered what was going on with ex-NBA Hall of Famer, Dennis Rodman, with his crazy outbreaks and unusual actions, the results are in, Rodman has a drinking problem. Obviously it is bad enough that he is seeking help for his addiction at an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center. Darren Prince, Rodman’s agent, refused information on the facility where Rodman …

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Melissa Harris-Perry Apologizes To Mitt Romney

Melissa Harris-Perry has issued an apology to the Romney family, after she and the guests on a segment of the Melissa Harris-Perry show, mocked the fact that Mitt Romney has a black grandchild. When introducing the “photos of the year”, Harris-Perry introduced Romney’s photo saying: “Everybody loves a baby picture, and this was one that really, a lot of people …

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Frantic Home Depot Apology Prompted By Racist Tweet

A racist tweet sent by a social media contractor of Home Depot has generated large unprecedented online outrage. The tweet which originated from Depot’s official Twitter handle, @HomeDepot, was part of a college football game promotion by ESPN. Although it was quickly deleted, many people had already taken screenshots of it and widely circulated it on the social media. (image) …

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Home Depot Apologizes for ‘Tweeting Gone Wrong’

In the digital world, things can change within a few seconds, with just the click of a button. Home Depot can definitely attest to such sentiments given their recent fiasco over a tweet that left consumers in hysterics. For those who missed it, the home improvement and construction supply retailer landed in hot water after a racist tweet was posted …

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Coca-Cola Prints “YOU RETARD” Under Bottlecap

Why is it that our very politically correct American culture detests derogatory and dehumanizing words but so liberally uses the term “retard”? Have you ever noticed that? Well, Coca-Cola is pulling no punches, and they won’t be getting in as much trouble were the insult any other word – but the company just recently apologized to a family in Alberta …

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LSU Fraternity Apologizes, But May Still Be in Hot Water

As if LSU’s 45-13 victory over Kent State, wasn’t enough Saturday, some Tiger fans just had to take it to another level. However, in this case, it may have been better just to leave well enough alone. The Zeta Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity has been under fire and scrutiny since an offensive banner was hung in front …

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Asiana Name Gaffe: Frisco TV Station Takes Blame for Accidental Racism

A few days ago, San Francisco Fox affiliate KTVU was feeling pretty good about its coverage of the Asiana plane crash on July 6. The TV station issued a web promo bragging about having been the first station with cross-platform news of the event, complete with “aerial shots from KTVU NewsChopper 2,” the “first with a live reporter from the …

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Kevin Bacon: Apology Issued For Spoiler Post

[Author’s Note: This post contains the same spoilers Bacon has apologized for] Along with the instant, worldwide capabilities of the web has come the dreaded accidental spoiler. In the past, fans of a TV series would have to actively search for spoilers, but now every Tweet or blog post brings with it the risk of having the latest twists ruined. …

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The Onion Apologizes For Quvenzhané Wallis Tweet

[Warning: one possibly offensive word appears in this article] On Sunday night, while the movie industry was celebrating its biggest night, satirical publication The Onion started a Twitter-tantrum by posting a no-holds-barred tweet meant to shock docile red carpet watchers. The tweet involved nine-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis, who was up for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in …

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Ozzie Guillen Suspended For 5 Games, Apologizes

Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen has incensed the Cuban community in Miami with comments he made to Time Magazine about his feelings toward dictator Fidel Castro, and today he’ll have to eat a little bit of crow. “I respect Fidel Castro,” Guillen said in the magazine interview. “You know why? A lot of people have wanted to kill Fidel Castro for …

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Nike Black And Tan Sneaker Gets A New Name

To some, the term “Black and Tan” simply refers to a drink, the result of mixing a pale beer and a dark one. To others, it has a more negative connotation; it’s also the name of a British paramilitary force that was responsible for the suppression of an Irish revolution in the 1920’s. Apparently, Nike is among the former group. …

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