Comedian Issues Apology for Comment on Sikh Turban

The famous comedian Lilly Singh who grew famous from her YouTube videos and now has a late night TV show has issued an apology over comparing bath towels with turbans.

Lilly Singh made the comments on a recent show in a reply to a guest who was making a comment on people tying a towel on their head for hair drying purposes.

“In hindsight I recognise that was a disrespectful and problematic joke… And I’m very sorry,” she wrote.
She wrote on Twitter:

“A very important and heartfelt apology. I’m sorry. And thank you for helping me grow”

Lilly Singh issued the following statement:

The apology came after many people on Twitter spoke out against the comment of Lilly Singh:

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