Duane ‘Dog’ Chapman is addressing his previous use of the N-word.
The television personality famously caught backlash after leaked audio from a telephone name featured him utilizing the N-word at the very least six instances, contributing to the cancelation of his present, “Dog the Bounty Hunter” on A&E.
In a brand new interview with “Entertainment Tonight,” Chapman, 68, addressed the scandal, explaining that he believed he had a “move” to make use of such language.
“I assumed I had a move within the Black tribe to make use of [the N-word], form of like Eminem,” he stated in reference to the rapper.
When requested who gave him the “move” to make use of the N-word, Chapman stated it was “the brothers.”
“I had simply gotten out of jail in 1979 after spending 18 months in Texas and it was in all probability three quarters from the Black tribe,” he recalled. “In order that was a phrase that we used back-and-forth as possibly a praise.”
He continued: “My move expired for utilizing it however nobody informed me that. To say a racist title does not qualify to make you a racist.”
When he was informed that utilizing the phrase is a racist act, Canine responded: “I’ve extra Black buddies than Eminem.”
Moreover, he spoke out in favor of the Black Lives Matter motion, refuting claims that his daughter Bonnie was not invited to his upcoming wedding ceremony due to her assist for the group.
“I’ve by no means been a racist,” he insisted.
He additionally pushed again in opposition to Bonnie’s claims that he used homophobic language, explaining that he has no drawback with the homosexual people in his life together with his daughter Lyssa and three males on his workers.
“Would I die for a homosexual man or a Black man?” he stated. “I might lay down my life.”
Chapman stated that Bonnie, who has additionally alleged that her father was untrue to her late mom – which he additionally dies, “is being brainwashed” and is being “fed what to say.”
In an announcement to the outlet, Bonnie stated that her father’s declare of brainwashing is “the dumbest factor my father has ever stated.”