“Fox NFL Sunday” have Terry Bradshaw on Monday called entertainer Ken Jeong “the little short person from Japan,” and later apologized for his “harsh comment,” Due date reported.
Bradshaw, a Lobby of Acclaim quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, told the group of onlookers at a Fox forthright introduction about his end as a contender from Fox’s “The Veiled Vocalist.” Jeong, who is Korean-American, is a specialist on the singing competition.
“I love to sing, as every one of you realize who have my records,” Bradshaw stated, as indicated by The Wrap. “Lamentably, I was commenced by Alan Thicke and the little short person from Japan.”
Bradshaw was alluding to the late Alan Thicke’s child, Robin Thicke, and the Detroit-conceived Jeong, whose guardians moved from South Korea.
Bradshaw later apologized.
“I made an unfeeling comment today about Ken, who I’ve known for quite a while,” Bradshaw said in an announcement, per Assortment. “I’ve addressed him about the significance of social regard and apologized for my hostile remarks. I might want to likewise apologize to the Asian-American people group for my insensitivity.”
Jeong showed up at the occasion to advance “The Covered Vocalist,” however did not make reference to Bradshaw, as indicated by outlets.
A rep for the “Insane Rich Asians” star did not promptly restore a solicitation for comment.