Cleveland news anchor Kristi Capel was very impressed with Lady Gaga’s Sound of Music tribute at the Oscars. Even Julie Andrews herself called it “wonderful.” Unfortunately, though, Capel had a very strange (and offensive) way of communicating her thoughts about Gaga.
“It’s hard to really hear her voice with all the jigaboo music that she does,” Capel said. “She has a gorgeous voice. I never knew.”
As the conversation continued, Capel seemed unaware that the word “jigaboo” is a racial slur. Capel soon began apologizing on Twitter, sharing a copy-and-pasted response: