Questlove Apologizes for Mocking Asians in Racist Instagram Posts: My Comments Were “Dumb” — See Statement
December 26th, 2013
Questlove is apologizing for a series of offensive Instagram posts in which he mocked Japanese people while on tour with The Roots.
“Hey @dawnenglehart is it racist for me to write the Sour Tlain? #chipanesedownunder2013,” the musician had written, before later posting a video of a local woman and saying she was speaking “in tongues.”
Days after complaints that he was being racist, the “Late Night” band leader took to Facebook on Thursday to admit that his comments were “dumb.”Read more...