Shook Ones: 9 Folks Who Backpedalled

- By Bossip Staff
1 of 10

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 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…

    Continue Slideshow

    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.

    Karl Lagerfeld

    Karl initially said Adele was “a little too fat” then said his comment was taken out of context and that he is her biggest admirer.

    More Stories From Bossip


    blog comments powered by Disqus