CULTURE American rapper Lil Pump apologizes for racist Instagram video

CULTURE

American rapper Lil Pump apologizes for racist Instagram video

China Plus

02:29, December 28, 2018

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Instagram screenshot showing American rapper Lil Pump’s apology for racist remarks he made about Chinese people. (Photo: China Plus)

Lil Pump used the term "Ching Chong," a derogatory name used to mock Chinese people, in a video he posted on Instagram. He also slanted his eye lids in a gesture intended to be disrespectful to Asian people.

The video immediately sparked public outrage. Lil Pump apologized on social media for his actions, saying that he loves people from all races and wants to send out positive energy during the holiday season.

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