Fox's first upfront presentation as an independent network was overshadowed by a racially insensitive commentary by the NFL Sunday host and former The Masked Singer candidate Terry Bradshaw
a crowning remark during the stage band among the NFL presenters associated with the Super Bowl. He referred to The Masked Singer, where he said he had been "kicked off" by Alan Thicke and the little guy from Japan.
While he The Masked Singer confused Robin Thicke with his late father Alan might be a slip of the tongue, there was no rational way to justify the comment, which clearly followed the mask singer Judge Ken Jeong, who was born in America and of Korean descent.
] The controversy spread at the Fox Upfront party, which was about a main topic of conversation. At the time, there was a rant that Bradshaw Jeong called to apologize.
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This was later confirmed by an official statement by Bradshaw, which was released on Monday night.
Today I made an insensitive remark about Ken, whom I have known for some time. I talked to him about the importance of cultural respect and apologized for my offensive comments. I would also like to apologize to the Asian-American community for my insensitivity.
It is unclear whether Jeong and Bradshaw had interacted behind the scenes at the Fox presentation they were both attending. Joeng did not refer to Bradshaw or his comment when he performed alongside the other Masked Singer judges at the end of the event.