February 23, 2015 12:48 PM EST

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:

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