Repeat to yourself,
The Maroon 5 singer and coach on
One of his singers, Amber Carrington, however, received enough votes to continue.
Distressed viewers who heard the remark, which was picked up by a live microphone, posted messages on Twitter suggesting he resign from the show. Some even suggested Levine be deported, although it's unclear where he might be deported to, as he was born in Los Angeles. (Alhambra, maybe?)
Repeat to yourself America: "It's only a TV show. It's only a TV show."
Levine responded Wednesday by tweeting dictionary definitions of the words "Joke," "humorless," "light-hearted" and "misunderstand" in efforts to deflect the criticism.
Last week Levine sat down with
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