After days of radio silence following the leak of a video that confirmed Morgan Wallen utilizing a racist slur, the “Whiskey Glasses” hitmaker has launched a brand new video apology concerning the incident.
The leaked video, which was first reported by TMZ, appeared to indicate Wallen wrapping up an evening in town with some buddies. As they put together to half firm, Wallen might be heard within the video advising a buddy to, “take care of this pu**y ass n***er.” referring to a different individual he was with.
Since the leak, Wallen, who was using excessive on one of the largest nation albums in years, was indefinitely suspended by his labels Big Round Records and Republic Records, and was dropped from airplay by main radio conglomerate Cumulus Media.
As nicely, his company WME dropped him, the Country Music Association scrubbed his digital content material from their web site and the Academy of Country Music introduced it has “halted” Wallen’s “involvement and eligibility” on the ACM Awards this 12 months.
In his newest video, Wallen acknowledged that he made a mistake and let his mother and father and son down. He additionally defined the pause between the leak of the primary video and his apology, stating that he wished to personally apologize to folks his actions had affected earlier than releasing the apology video.
Wallen added that he has been invited to take part in dialogues by a number of “superb black organizations and leaders” which he stated he was nervous to just accept, primarily based on his previous habits.
In the apology video, Wallen additionally famous that he was on the tail finish of a 72-hour bender however claimed that he’s been sober since.
Check out Wallen’s full apology video under: