A highlight from Lil Nas X? Not Sorry!
Jenna always always down for that. Okay here it goes okay. I've seen the messages tags comments and concerns. Oh not this gone. And i want to respond. I am deeply sorry for the times in my life or my actions contributed to the problem. Oh my god. I spoke out of turn or did not speak up for what was right. I understand that. I fell short in these moments and many others and benefited from a system. That condones misogyny and racism. I specifically want to apologize to britney spears. Janet jackson both individually. Because i care for and respect these women and i know failed o. m. g. Join the club justin timberlake. So that is justin timberlake apologizing in february for years. Sajjan i mean my god. Yeah apologizing years later. He delivers this on instagram. Via what looks like his notes app. You know this has been happening for a long time. And it's just become the go-to way four celebrities specifically to posts apologies on instagram. But i also feel like there. Is this kind of subversive us weekly thing. That's happening where they're like celebrities just like you we script to we use notes app like we're all the same even though. This is the twenty-fifth i i've had this year but also become the standard in a lot of ways for the act of apology which you and i have spent a lot of time thinking about on the show. We did a very special episode about it a few years ago. About what a meaningful apology looks like and consist of and i think the notes apps apologies are part of this larger phenomenon of public apologizing there one of infrastructure that we're watching emerge in real time over the last couple of years about how people make amends publicly but it does sort of feel. Under these circumstances a little inadequate i think under most circumstances. It's an adequate because when you're crafting something with the intent to share it publicly. It raises a lot of questions about the act itself It's kind of amazing. That here in riyadh is year of two thousand twenty one. The year of rana's internet we're most things are possible. He could go into a studio. And gordon apology could get all the edible arrangements he wants in the world the nope. So yes you and i are never done figuring out how to properly apologize. How to sufficiently apologize is since we last had a conversation about the ways in which people are doing it and maybe should be considering doing it including us. It seems like there's been an evolution of the apology So this week we're going to talk about what it's evolved into a genworth them. I'm wesley morris. Were to culture writers at the new york times and this is still processing. Okay we should just say the justin timberlake and britney spears data for four years. When they were teens stars they broke up in two thousand and two and after the break up. He didn't say great things about her by crimea river. His jam from two thousand and two is allegedly about her infidelity and the video is almost explicitly implying that the person in the video is her. Oh yeah the entire video actually is meant to turn public opinion against britney and paint her as a slut and then at the world ending apocalypse. Inducing two thousand and four super bowl. Halftime show with janet jackson among a bunch of other people but it came down to the two of them doing his song. Rock your body and at the end the dismount of the number is he