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Mark Ronson apologizes for his comments where he identifies himself as sapiosexual

‘I do not consider myself part of any marginalized community’: Mark Ronson apologizes for saying he identifies himself as sapiosexual

  • The musician, 44,  made headlines last week on Good Morning Britain, when he was asked about French minister Marlene Schiappa calling herself a sapiosexual
  • Sapiosexual is where a person is attracted to the intelligence of another above all else
  • After stating, ‘yes I feel like I am identifying as sapiosexual’ on the show, Ronson apologized in an interview with Rolling Stone on Wednesday 
  • He said: ‘I do not consider myself part of any marginalized community and I apologize if anybody misunderstood or took offense to it’

Hitmaker Mark Ronson has apologised after revealing he identifies as sapiosexual. 

The musician, 44, made headlines last week during an appearance on Good Morning Britain, when he was asked about French minister Marlene Schiappa being mocked for calling herself a sapiosexual – where a person is attracted to the intelligence of another person.

After stating, ‘yes I feel like I am identifying as sapiosexual’ on the show, Ronson apologized in an interview with Rolling Stone on Wednesday and clarified that he is not.

Apology: Hitmaker Mark Ronson is apologizing after recent comments lead people to believe he now identifies as sapiosexual

‘I do not consider myself part of any marginalized community and I apologize if anybody misunderstood or took offense to it,’ Ronson said at Ralph Lauren’s New York City Prince Street location.

He explained that the Good Morning Britain hosts had a debate going on about being sapiosexual and when he asked what it was, he was explained it was, ‘when you’re attracted to intelligence.’

Ronson then said he stated, ‘That sounds great. Of course, who wouldn’t be?’ before he was asked, ‘about Miley Cyrus’ dating life and something else I probably wasn’t that informed to talk about, either, and then that was it.’

Marginalized: 'I do not consider myself part of any marginalized community and I apologize if anybody misunderstood or took offense to it,' Ronson said at Ralph Lauren¿s New York City Prince Street location

Marginalized: ‘I do not consider myself part of any marginalized community and I apologize if anybody misunderstood or took offense to it,’ Ronson said at Ralph Lauren’s New York City Prince Street location

Ronson added that after the interview, he returned to his hotel and saw that his comments were making headlines, which he found to be embarrassing. 

‘It sounds like I went on a TV show to be like, “Guys, I have some big news!” And the fact that I would go on and sort of declare myself — like as a heterosexual white male — part of any marginalized community was terrifying to me, or just embarrassing,’ Ronson said.

The musician stated that, at first he wasn’t terribly worried and thought his comments would be put in context, before adding, ‘But that’s not what happens on Twitter anymore.’ 

Embarassing: Ronson added that after the interview, he returned to his hotel and saw that his comments were making headlines, which he found to be embarrassing

Embarassing: Ronson added that after the interview, he returned to his hotel and saw that his comments were making headlines, which he found to be embarrassing

‘People don’t really watch the thing, they just hear about something and make it all big,’ he added.

Ronson said that he spoke to a friend who is big in the activist community, who said, ‘Are you sure you don’t wanna say anything about this? You’re getting a lot of hate for it.’

He added that, ‘If I said something that I knew was incendiary or offensive or racist or homophobic, of course I would correct it in a second, but this just feels so crazy to me.’

Hate: Ronson said that he spoke to a friend who is big in the activist community, who said, 'Are you sure you don't wanna say anything about this? You're getting a lot of hate for it'

Hate: Ronson said that he spoke to a friend who is big in the activist community, who said, ‘Are you sure you don’t wanna say anything about this? You’re getting a lot of hate for it’

‘So I would like to say properly that I do not consider myself part of any marginalized community,’ Ronson said.

His new album Late Night Feelings was released in late June, which features other artists such as Miley Cyrus, Angel Olson, Lykkie Li and Camila Cabello.

Ronson will be performing at Sony Hall in New York City on November 25. 

Proper: 'So I would like to say properly that I do not consider myself part of any marginalized community,' Ronson said

Proper: ‘So I would like to say properly that I do not consider myself part of any marginalized community,’ Ronson said

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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