Lakeith Stanfield Unconditionally Apologizes for Clubhouse Anti-Semitic Discussion
Lakeith Stanfield has issued an apology on social media for participating in a Clubhouse conversation that facilitated anti-Semitic remarks in a discussion about the teachings of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.
The “Atlanta” star and “Judas and the Black Messiah” Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee contextualized the incident, which was exposed in a recent Daily Beast story, on Instagram Friday night.“Yesterday I entered an online chat room on Clubhouse about the teachings of Louis Farrakhan.
When the room’s participants noticed me, I was quickly made a moderator of this room,” Stanfield said.
“At some point during the dialogue the discussion took a very negative turn when several users made abhorrent anti-Semitic statements and at that point, I should have either shut down the discussion or removed myself from it entirely.
I condemn hate speech and discriminatory views of every kind.
I unconditionally apologize for what went on in that chat room,
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