People are sharing the worst celebrity excuses on Twitter

The apology + recipe combo…

This week, Twitter user @itszaeok asked her followers, “What’s the worst celebrity apology you’ve ever seen?” People have had some really bad examples of celebrities apologizing after they’ve been called off, called out for being problematic, or accused of something.

Twitter: @itszaeok

Warning: This article deals with anti-gay, anti-trans, racist content and sexual assault.

Like, what the hell is this?

“Hey, what’s up everyone? I just wanted to reach out and apologize. I am sorry. I’m sorry if I offended anyone by singing The Fugees – a song I love – that I grew up on,” she said. “I love Lauryn Hill, and I’m so sorry if I offended you,” she said plainly.

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When Twenty One Pilots’ Tyler Joseph was called out for not using his platform during the Black Lives Matter protests and the 2020 election, then apologized like this:

Tyler Josephy/Twitter/ Twitter: @maseraati_

“This is not a Notes app moment. I’m dubbing the tweet from my platform. It was fantastic,” he also shared on Twitter.


When former Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter said he had been “work for 20 months” to remove the N-word from his vocabulary after his racist conference call leaked:

@itszaeok Dad John says he’s in therapy to learn how to stop saying the N-word

Twitter: @jheribee_

In his apology interview, he seemed to be more focused on finding out How? ‘Or’ What his words were leaked. “I never dreamed that people I cared about – that I loved, that I made multi-millionaires – would do what they did,” he said. “Shame on them.”


When Johnny Depp and Amber Heard made these awkward apologies for not declaring their dogs when entering Australia, which has strict biosecurity laws:

@itszaeok At Johnny and Amber’s. Before these two hit the headlines, I laughed at this apology video when it came out. This is the most embarrassing thing I’ve ever seen 😭

Twitter: @Housewiffery

“Australia is a wonderful island with a treasure trove of unique plants, animals and people,” Amber said emphatically, before Johnny added, “It needs to be protected.” So okay.


When Mario Batali appended a recipe to his apology after being accused of sexual misconduct:

Twitter: @shorioankali

“I made a lot of mistakes and I’m so sorry for disappointing my friends, family, fans and team. My behavior is wrong and there is no excuse. I take full responsibility .” Next, he shared a photo of Pizza Dough Cinnamon Rolls.

She also quit Twitter – where she addressed the controversy – after being continually called out for using a Blaccent in her roles.

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When Mark Wahlberg said he had turned his life around after 45 days in prison, having been charged twice for racially motivated hate crimes as a teenager:

@itszaeok Mark Wahlberg saying he did the work to make things right when he barely made time for his crimes because he stopped harassing people which apparently made his life harder . He only served 45 days of his 2-year sentence.

Twitter: @eathhotchipndcry


When TikToker Sienna Mae Gomez was accused of sexual assault by fellow TikToker Jack Wright and returned to social media dancing in a video:

Siena Mae / Twitter: @SoobiMeaI


When Matt Damon recently admitted that he just stopped using f-slur because of his daughter:

@itszaeok matt damon saying it took his daughter to write him a whole essay to realize that using homophobic slurs is wrong

Twitter: @clarasmoon

“I made a joke, months ago, and I got a treatise from my daughter. She left the table. I said, ‘Come on, it’s a joke! I say it in the film stuck to you! She went to her room and wrote a very long and beautiful treatise on the dangerousness of this word. I said, “I withdraw the f-slur!” I get it,” he said in an interview with The Sunday Times.


When the owner of Dolls Kill clothing allegedly praised the police for attacking a protester, then apologized with this awkward video:

@itszaeok Not quite a celebrity, but doll clothes owner’s “apology” comes to mind…

Twitter: @Squidwardsnose8


And finally, when actor Ronen Rubinstein allegedly joked about a character’s hijab on 9-1-1: Lone Star

@itszaeok he was apologizing for a video of him mocking a hijabi character of the lonely 9-1-1 star on the set of the show

Twitter: @starryeyedhail

“The last thing that crossed my mind was to offend anyone,” he said. said.

Did they miss any examples? Let me know in the comments below!

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