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The 10 most bizarre celebrity apologies of 2022

By Ashley Fetters Maloy

27 Dec 2022 · 8 min read

Editor's Note

Saying sorry isn't always easy, but it is an important part of maintaining relationships. The Washington Post highlights some of the year's weirdest and most humorous celebrity apologies of 2022.

Apologizing. As any couples therapist worth their hourly fee will tell you, it's virtually always worth doing when someone's feelings have been hurt. Although as any couple will tell you, that policy sometimes results in some pretty ridiculous apologies. Celebrities, of course, have a relationship to maintain with the public - an entity with infinite feelings that can be hurt at any moment. Their apologies, accordingly, can be deeply weird, bizarrely specific and pretty entertaining in their own right.

Sure, plenty of people apologized for genuinely hurtful actions. Beyoncé and Lizzo apologized for using insensitive lyrics. Taylor Swift and Marlo Thomas apologized after accusations that they had fueled fatphobia. Candace Cameron Bure ... only kind of apologized for excluding same-sex couples from the Christmas programming on her Great American Family network. And yet, elsewhere in the mix were some truly silly statements of regret. Featuring repeat offenders like Bob Dylan, Kim Kardashian and James Corden, here are the 10 weirdest things celebrities had to apologize for in 2022:

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