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Country Star Morgan Wallen Caught Saying N-word

Illustration for article titled Business in the Front, Racism in the Back: Morgan Wallen Does Indeed Represent Country Music

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On Tuesday, footage surfaced of “country music star” Morgan Wallen screaming the n-word, after what TMZ described as “a rowdy night with friends” over the weekend. He said lots of awful things I will not describe here, but I also don’t have to, because the country music world is doing it for me.

Maren Morris was the first, or at least the most public country star to tweet about Wallen’s racist tirade. After Wallen issued an “apology,” Morris responded: “We all know it wasn’t his first time using that word. We keep

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Morgan Wallen Apologizes for Using N-Word in Leaked Video

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Morgan Wallen found himself issuing yet another public apology on Tuesday night, after TMZ leaked a video of Wallen using the N-word. In the video, which was reportedly recorded by a neighbor, Wallen can be seen walking home in Nashville with friends and calls one of them the N-word. “I’m embarrassed and sorry,” Wallen told TMZ in a statement. “I used an unacceptable and inappropriate racial slur that I wish I could take back. There are no excuses to use this type of language, ever. I want to sincerely apologize for using the word. I

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