‘The Challenge’ Finalist Issues Apology for Using Racial Slur

Emy Alupei bought her “The Challenge” debut final season on “Spies, Lies and Allies” and he or she had a really sturdy rookie season, making all of it the best way to the ultimate and profitable the hearts of her co-stars together with her passionate persona. MTV additionally highlighted the Romanian star because the show helped her launch her single “Alien” and the show’s reunion ended with a reside efficiency of the music.

However, some followers of the show weren’t pleased with Emy’s casting for the season as a video started circulating of her 2016 efficiency on X Factor Romania. Emy, who was 18 on the time, was singing and rapping to Nicki Minaj’s music “Only” that includes Chris Brown and within the efficiency she rapped all of the music’s lyrics together with racial slurs.

On June 3, Emy issued an announcement about her efficiency on Twitter and Instagram, writing, “I wish to handle my X-factor Romania efficiency in 2016. Six years in the past after I was 18 years old, I carried out ‘Only’ by Nicki Minaj on reside broadcast of the X-factor. Nicki Minaj is my idol who impressed me since I used to be a baby.” She added:

During the published I sang all the phrases to her music together with phrases which might be very offensive in western tradition. I’m from Romania and I didn’t know these phrases have been culturally insensitive when utilized by white folks. I might by no means ever in my life intend to offend , insult, damage or disrespect anyone.

I’m sorry from my coronary heart for saying these phrases within the music. I now perceive the impression and heaviness of utilizing this phrase and the way offensive my efficiency was to a complete group. I sincerely apologize to everybody, my mates and to strangers I’ve offended.

Many Fans Criticized Emy for the Apology & Said It Came Much Too Late


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