Lara Spencer turned to the controversy over a commentary on Good Morning America which many interpreted as a mockery of Prince George. When the protests hit New York City's Times Square, right in front of GMA's studio the television presenter took the time to apologize for her remarks. Jose Perez / Bauer-Griffin / GC Images
What did Lara Spencer say about Prince George and Ballet?
What should be a sweet report about the king's future curriculum in school, Spencer said that he would take ballet classes. In particular, this activity was the focus of the GMA host and angered a lot of people in social media.
"Details of Georges syllabus have been released, which makes us all really happy that we do not do them. I do not have to do homework anymore," said Spencer.
"In addition to the usual first- or second-grade subjects, such as mathematics, science, and history, the future King of England will play-doh, inter alia, on religious studies, computer programming poetry, and ballet. «
» Ballet! She repeated. "Prince William said that Prince George absolutely loves ballet … I have news for you, Prince William, we'll see how long that lasts."
Male Dancers Protest in Front of the GMA Studios
A group of professional dancers took part in the Times, where the GMA studios are to publish Spencer's commentary and boys and girls one to teach massive class. A group of professional male dancers who enjoy ballet classes led a boys and girls class in front of the Good Morning America studio (1
Lara Spencer Speaks Controversial Comments on Broadcast
When the male dancers protested outside, Spencer addressed her comments in front of the camera for all viewers.
"I messed up," she said. "The comment I made about the dance was stupid and insensitive, and I am very sorry."
Spencer also said she had turned to members of the dance community to better understand the struggle they face.
The bravery a boy needs to pursue a dance career, "she added. "And last night, I sat down with three influential dancers who lived it – first-hand." was not my intention, but it was insensitive and thank you all for giving me the opportunity to apologize to you personally and for sitting down and talking to me and educating me. I'm really sorry again, "Spencer concluded.
Lara Spencer Apologized Before
Shortly after her comments on Prince George became viral, Spencer had already apologized to Instagram for what she had said.
"I sincerely apologize for an insensitive comment I made yesterday in the pop news," she wrote on the social network. "From ballet to everything you want to explore in life, I say GO FOR IT. I am firmly convinced that we should all be free to pursue our passions. Climb up the mountain – and love every minute of it. "
Ultimately, this controversy proved to be an educational moment for everyone, and those words are important. Prince George is only 6 years old and knows if he would like to dance at all, but children should be free to express themselves as they please, and not be ashamed.