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Celebrities quick to apologize for mistakes but are they sorry?
Celebrities quick to apologize for mistakes but are they sorry?

"Sorry seems to be the hardest word," Elton John once sang, but for celebrities that no longer appears to be the case. Apologies from high-profile musicians and actors have been piling up recently, reflecting regret (or at least its image) for a wide variety of perceived offenses, from the seriously damaging to the laughably slight. There was Justin Bieber seeking atonement after videos surfaced in which he made racist remarks. There was Jack White downplaying disparaging comments he'd made about the Black Keys. And there was Jonah Hill apologizing for using a homophobic slur in a confrontation with a photographer. The show-biz mea culpa — it's nothing new, of...

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