Actor sorry for N-word
LOS ANGELES: Actor Mahershala Ali has accepted an apology by Lord Of The Rings star Viggo Mortensen n for using the N-word at a screening of their film Green Book.
Mortensen (pic- tured) said the word during a conversation with Film In- dependent programmer El Elvis i Mitchell. The actor was speaking about cyclical and genera- tional use of hate speech and used the N-word as an example of sp speech that was no lo longer common. Mortensen said: “I h have no right to even im imagine the hurt that is caused by hearing th that word in any conte text, especially from a w white man. I … will not utter it ag again.” Ali said: “I can accept and embrace his apology.”