Lil Pump Apologizes For Using Anti-Asian Slur in Video

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Lil Pump performs at O2 Academy Birmingham on Nov. 15, 2018 in Birmingham, England. 

"I got Asian homies, you know?"

Lil Pump apologized on Monday (Dec. 24) for using an anti-Asian slur in a recent video. Saying he'd seen what people said online about the since-deleted video -- a promo for the tune "Butterfly Doors" in which he pulled his eyes back and ad-libbed "ching chong" while rapping about retired NBA player Yao Ming -- a contrite-looking Pump said in the video that "I came here to tell you for my part that I'm sorry and I apologize for posting that."

The rapper said it was "not my intention to hurt nobody or do none of that... I got Asian homies. I fuck with everybody. I ain't got nothing against nobody It's all love." The apology post had racked up more than 2.1 million views at press time.



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