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The Onion Apologizes For Calling Quvenzhané Wallis C-Word During Oscars

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The Onion is apologizing for calling nine-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis a C-word on Twitter during the Oscars.

The satirical news outlet had tweeted, “Everyone else seems afraid to say it, but that Quvenzhané Wallis is kind of a c**t, right?”

After receiving backlash for the “joke,” the publication deleted the post.

Now, the publication’s CEO Steve Hannah has issued a formal statement apologizing for the remark.

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