Public figures can be pretty candid in their views to the point of doing a little bit too much. When they're faced with a backlash--that's when the backpedaling begins. Here are 9 folks who backpedalled.
Tamar Braxton Tamar denied claiming Beyonce's baby bump was fake after doubting Bey's bump on "Tiny Tonight."
Nene Leakes Nene backed away from calling Phaedra "the head doctor" claiming it was just a rumor she heard in school.
Kenya Kenya called Kandi a fat azz then later stated she thinks Kandi has a great body and she encourages all women to be a healthy weight.
Richard Sherman Richard apologized for his post-game interview outburst and admitted he acted immature and "played" himself.
2 Chainz After stating he wanted to chop down Nicki Minaj and Iggy Azalea on camera at the same damn time, 2 Chainz later said his quote was taken out of context.
Julian Castro Julian said during an interview that the status of illegal residents unable to secure citizenship in the U.S. is comparable to slavery. He then backpedalled by saying he was not comparing slavery and illegal residency, but that he wanted folks to be fully invested in the United States. Hmmmmm...
Laila Ali During an interview she called North West a stupid name, She later apologized...probably because she knew it was only a matter of time before Yeezus came for her.
Katy Perry After Katy dissed Chief Keef's song "I Hate Being Sober," Chief threatened to smack the isht out of her. "Scary" Katy quickly apologized.