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Terry Bradshaw Calls Ken Jeong 'The Little Guy From Japan'

The "Fox NFL Sunday" host later apologized for his "insensitive remark."
Ken Jeong reportedly did not mention Terry Bradshaw's insensitive comment at the same event.
Ken Jeong reportedly did not mention Terry Bradshaw's insensitive comment at the same event.

Fox NFL Sunday” host Terry Bradshaw on Monday called comedian Ken Jeong “the little short guy from Japan,” and later apologized for his “insensitive remark,” Deadline reported.

Bradshaw, a Hall of Fame quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, told the audience at a Fox upfront presentation about his elimination as a contestant from Fox’s “The Masked Singer.” Jeong, who is Korean-American,  is a panelist on the singing competition.

“I love to sing, as all of you know who have my records,” Bradshaw said, according to The Wrap. “Unfortunately, I was kicked off by Alan Thicke and the little short guy from Japan.”

Bradshaw was referring to the late Alan Thicke’s son, Robin Thicke, and the Detroit-born Jeong, whose parents immigrated from South Korea.

Terry Bradshaw talked with host Nick Cannon after he was eliminated and had to reveal himself on "The Masked Singer." 
Terry Bradshaw talked with host Nick Cannon after he was eliminated and had to reveal himself on "The Masked Singer." 

Bradshaw later apologized.

“I made an insensitive remark today about Ken, who I’ve known for some time,” Bradshaw said in a statement, per Variety. “I’ve spoken to him about the importance of cultural respect and apologized for my offensive comments. I would like to also apologize to the Asian-American community for my insensitivity.”

Jeong appeared at the event to promote “The Masked Singer,” but did not mention Bradshaw, according to outlets.

A rep for the “Crazy Rich Asians” star did not immediately return a request for comment.

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