10 weirdest celebrity apologies of 2018

You knew 2018 was going to be an interesting year when it kicked off with a viral apology video from YouTube star Logan Paul, who said he was sorry for filming a dead body in Japan's "suicide forest".

Paul was far from being the only celebrity who expressed regret in the past 12 months: Multiple stars, from Matt Damon to Catherine Deneuve, made unfortunate comments about the #MeToo movement; Samantha Bee walked back her vulgar phrase to describe Ms Ivanka Trump; and Megyn Kelly apologised for questioning why blackface was considered racist, though still found her talk show swiftly cancelled.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 31, 2018, with the headline '10 weirdest celebrity apologies of 2018'. Print Edition | Subscribe