Noah Schnapp has issued a press release denying utilizing the N-word after a video of him showing to make use of the phrase went viral.
Not lengthy after the video surfaced, social media customers began utilizing the #NoahSchnappIsOverParty hashtag to name out the teenage actor.
However Schnapp has since denied the racist phrase and insisted he changed it with “neighbour” for the video recording.
Writing on his Instagram story: “Hello guys, lately a video from final summer season has gotten out of me dancing and singing whereas singing the phrase “neighbour” over the n phrase. i would really by no means say the n phrase and that i’m not the kind of particular person.
“i genuinely have by no means used that phrase in my life. utilizing the phrase “neighbour” in that tune was simply one thing my camp pals and that i did.
“i hope you all perceive i might by no means even take into consideration doing that. my pals additionally would by no means publish a video, or help me, if i used to be saying a slur with out hesitation.”
He concluded the assertion: “i apologize for utilizing a substitute phrase. it’s not my place to make use of one and that i ought to of saved my mouth shut. i perceive why it’s discovered offensive and i’m so sorry.” [sic]
This comes after Schnapp was compelled to subject a press release on his Twitter account weeks in the past after a string of racial slurs had been posted on his account, together with sexually specific feedback and suicide references.
The actor, 15, then assured followers: “Somebody hacked my Twitter it’s not me I’m attempting to get again and I’ll let you realize once I do.”