In a statement to People, Hogan said, “Eight years ago I used offensive language during a conversation. It was unacceptable for me to have used that offensive language; there is no excuse for it; and I apologize for having done it.”
A 2012 radio interview recently emerged in which Hogan used the N-word several times, but Hogan’s apology seems to be referring to another instance of the slur—he used it in a sex tape that was released in 2012, but filmed several years earlier.
Dennis Rodman tweeted a defense of Hogan Friday afternoon:
Read more at People
More Must-Reads From TIME
- Meet the 2024 Women of the Year
- Greta Gerwig's Next Big Swing
- East Palestine, One Year After Train Derailment
- In the Belly of MrBeast
- The Closers: 18 People Working to End the Racial Wealth Gap
- How Long Should You Isolate With COVID-19?
- The Best Romantic Comedies to Watch on Netflix
- Want Weekly Recs on What to Watch, Read, and More? Sign Up for Worth Your Time
Contact us at email@example.com