LaKeith Stanfield apologizes after Clubhouse chat room became anti-Semitic
Oscar nominee apologized for being a participant of a clubhouse chatroom discussion that wet anti-semitic.
American Actor, starring in the 20221 movie Judas and the Black Messiah, LaKeith Stanfield apologized through his Instagram post, for being a member of the audio discussion social media, Clubhouse. The incident happened on Wednesday when he has joined a chat room and was quickly identified and made the moderator. He apologized for not shutting down or getting himself removed from the hate speech that was happening.
“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…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,” the 29 year old actor said.
As a reaction to what has happened he added, “I condemn hate speech and discriminatory views of every kind. I unconditionally apologize for what went on in that chat room, and for allowing my presence there to give a platform to hate speech. I am not an anti-Semite nor do I condone any of the beliefs discussed in that chat room.”
The discussion had come to public awareness after the Daily Beast published a story on the happening.