'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown Sings The N-Word Then Apologizes, Tyler Cameron Defends Her

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Hannah Brown is pictured at “Good Morning America” on Nov. 26, 2019 in New York City. Tyler Cameron is pictured at the “E! People's Choice Awards” on Nov. 10, 2019 in Santa Monica, California. Raymond Hall/GC Images; Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

Hannah Brown apologized for using N-word during an Instagram Live video. The “Bachelorette’ star admitted what she did was “unacceptable.”

In an Instagram Story posted Sunday, Brown said there was “no excuse” for the language she used during her streaming Saturday night. The 25-year-old star used the racial slur while trying to remember the lyrics to DaBaby’s “Rockstar.”

Many fans called out Brown during the live streaming to which she replied with “I did? I'm so sorry … No, I was singing … I'm so sorry.” The video has since been taken down, but some were quick to get a copy and circulate it online. The video is still up on TMZ.

Brown posted a full apology the following day.

"I owe you all a major apology," Brown wrote in an  Instagram Story. "There is no excuse and I will not justify what I said. I have read your messages and seen the hurt I have caused. I own it all. I am terribly sorry and know that whether in public or private, this language is unacceptable. I promise to do better." 

Brown has received flack from celebrities for the controversy, with several “Bachelor” alums calling her out. Bekah Martinez even blasted the “Dancing With The Stars” champion on her Instagram Story for having “SOOO much privilege.”

“How are people still gonna defend CELEBS with access to SOOO much privilege, knowledge, and education saying the N-word … We've GOT to hold people accountable to do better otherwise we're continuing to prioritize the feelings of white people (and someone we 'stan') over ending our country's loooong history of casual racism and flippant anti-blackness.”

Tyler Cameron, however, asked fans to “lift” Brown up instead of blasting her for her mistake. Cameron, who is the infamous runner-up during Brown’s “Bachelorette” season and has been rumored to be romantically linked with her, defended the young star saying she’s “learning and growing.”

“In these moments you have the opportunity to burry someone or lift them up,” Cameron wrote on his Instagram Story.

He continued saying, “Love rids hate.” He also encouraged his fans to “lift each other up with love.”

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