Amanda Bynes - Amanda Bynes Explains Offensive Online Cancer Post

Subscribe to Amanda Bynes alerts

Troubled actress Amanda Bynes has attempted to explain away an offensive online post she made about cancer by insisting she was referring to the astrological sign, not the disease.

The Hairspray star made the drastic decision to shave off her hair earlier this year (13) after claiming it had been damaged by salon treatments and she has since been covering up her short style with a series of bizarre and colourful wigs.

And the actress recently took to her account to complain about her shorn hair writing, "Not having hair makes me feel like a cancer patient."

Her insensitive tweet enraged many followers, who blasted the star for being disrespectful to sufferers of the disease, and Bynes has now attempted to justify her remarks, claiming she had missed out a vital piece of punctuation and was in fact referring to the star sign Cancer.

In a series of posts she writes, "Oh my God, let me just be the first to say: I can completely see how offense (sic) was taken. I truly apologize (sic) for the miscommunication... and all resulting discomfort or anger. I’m not a wretched person with zero sense of perspective or respect for fellow human beings; rather, the actual explanation of my statement is something far more banal... this was a very stupid grammatical error.

"What I intended to say was 'not having hair makes me feel like a cancer: patient.' That is, waiting for my hair to grow has made me a more patient person - a trait, in the astrological community, typically associated with those born under the Cancer sign. I’m actually an Aries (traditional traits: inexcusably poor grasp of punctuation.)"

The actress then appeared to make light of her own apology by adding, "Not having your forgiveness makes me feel like I should have Aids... Christ, I’ve done it again. I meant: not having your forgiveness makes me feel like I should have aides, lower-case and with an 'e'. Aides because I’m clearly in something of a public-relations quagmire. Please accept my second apology."

The incident is the latest in a string of offensive messages the former child star has posted online - she has attacked celebrities like Courtney Love, Lance Bass, rapper Drake and Rihanna over their looks and recently took aim at Barack Obama and his family.


Tags: Amanda Bynes

Subscribe to Amanda Bynes alerts

More Amanda Bynes

Amanda Bynes Is Back On Twitter

After a 26 day silence, Amanda Bynes made a reappearance on Twitter, posting a picture of herself trying on new dresses, reports E! Online. For...

Amanda Bynes Wasn't REALLY Planning to Murder Her Parents. Seriously.

I don’t want to talk about Amanda Bynes, you don’t want to talk about Amanda Bynes, but Amanda Bynes is in the news again, so...

Amanda Bynes Was "Obviously Joking" About Hurting Her Family

Amanda Bynes has responded to an audio tape in which she seemingly 'jokes' about wanting to kill her mother and father.Amanda Bynes photographed at LAX...

Amanda Bynes' Twitter Says She Has Been Diagnosed As Bi-Polar, But The Actress Claims A Friend Sent The Tweets

Amanda Bynes took to Twitter last night to seemingly reveal she had been diagnosed with bi-polar disorder, before later backtracking and claiming that a friend...


Amanda Bynes Attempting To Overturn Court Order

Friday saw yet more developments in the ongoing saga of Amanda Bynes, the actress and former child star.Amanda Bynes was released from 'involuntary psychiatric hold'...

Friends, Family Allegedly Worried About Amanda Bynes After Release From Psychiatric Hold

Following her latest stint in a psychiatric facility, Amanda Bynes was released yesterday, October 30th. Bynes spent just two days at the clinic, despite a...

Amanda Bynes' Involuntary Psychiatric Hold Extended For Another Month

For the foreseeable future, troubled actress Amanda Bynes' involuntary stay at a psychiatric hospital in Los Angeles, which was already extended from 72 hours to...

Amanda Bynes Reportedly Placed Under ‘Involuntary Psychiatric Hold’ In Los Angeles

Former Nickelodeon actress Amanda Bynes has been hospitalised on an 'involuntary psychiatric hold' in Los Angeles, reports TMZ. The gossip site reports that Amanda was...



Amanda Bynes Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Amanda Bynes

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All