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PewDiePie apologises for racial slur

PewDiePie apologises for racial slur
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September 13

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The internet celebrity said the offensive word "just sort of slipped out"

YouTube star PewDiePie has apologised for using the "n-word" during a video live stream, saying he was an "idiot"."It was something that I said in the heat of the moment," he said in a YouTube post that has already racked up almost five million views."I said the worst word I could possibly think of and it just sort of slipped out," he continued.The 27-year-old Swede - real name Felix Kjellberg - said there were "no excuses" for what he said."I'm just an idiot, but that doesn't make what I said or how I said it okay," he went on. "It was not okay."I'm really sorry if I offended, hurt or disappointed anyone with all of this."PewDiePie was seen and heard using the racial slur while playing a video game on a live stream.After using the term he appeared to recognise his error, saying: "I don't mean that in a bad way.

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