The rapper 50 Cent has apologized for mocking a man with autism, saying it was not his intent to insult him.
The New York Post first reported that 50 Cent released a statement apologizing to airport worker Andrew Farrell's family, after he posted a video of the 19-year-old on social media speculating that he was high.
“While the incident at the airport resulted from an unfortunate misunderstanding, I am truly sorry for offending the young man,” the rapper told New York Post's Page Six in a statement. “It was certainly not my intent to insult him or the disability community, which is a source of great strength in America. I have apologized personally to him and his family.”
The video was originally posted on Twitter, then deleted.
Farrell has autism and has trouble communicating, the Post reported. He is a janitor at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport.