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Camila Cabello apologizes after racist remarks resurface online

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Singer Camila Cabello has apologized on Wednesday for her "horrible and hurtful language" she used as a teen.

The pop star's confession comes a day after a Twitter thread went viral which showed multiple racist and xenophobic posts Camila allegedly shared between 2012 and 2013.

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The 'Senorita' singer, however, didn't specifically address the posts but has offered an apology on social media saying she was "embarrassingly ignorant and unaware" of her actions.

"When I was younger, I used language that I'm deeply ashamed of and will regret forever," her statement read. "I was uneducated and ignorant and once I became aware of the history and the weight and the true meaning behind this horrible and hurtful language, I was deeply embarrassed I ever used it. I apologized then and I apologize again now. I would never intentionally hurt anyone and I regret it from the bottom of my heart. As much as I wish I could, I can't go back in time and change things I said in the past. But once you know better, you do better and that's all I can do."

Cabello further added that since she has grown, she continues to try and be better.

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"I'm 22 now, I'm an adult and I've grown and learned and am conscious and aware of the history and the pain it carries in a way I wasn't before," Cabello added.

"Those mistakes don't represent the person I am or a person I've ever been to. I only stand and have ever stood for love and inclusivity, and my heart has never, even then, had any ounce of hate or divisiveness," she wrote. "The truth is I was embarrassingly ignorant and unaware. I'll continue doing that. I can't say enough how deeply sorry and ashamed I feel, and I apologize again from the bottom of my heart."

The posts in question, have since been deleted and were posted on her Tumblr account back in 2012 and 2013. A Twitter user had shared screenshots of the posts.

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