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Jonah Hill apologises for gay slur

Actor Jonah Hill has apologised hours after a video emerged showing him using a gay slur to a paparazzo.

The video posted by TMZ shows a photographer pestering Hill, who eventually responded with muttered expletives and an anti-gay expression.

Later, on The Howard Stern Show, the 30-year-old Wolf Of Wall Street star acknowledged that he said "a disgusting word".

Hill said the word "does not at all reflect how I feel about any group of people" and he had been a gay-rights activist "from the day I was born".

Earlier this year Hill promoted a Human Rights Campaign effort opposing anti-gay laws in Russia ahead of the Winter Olympics.

He said he had been harassed by the photographer, claiming he said "hurtful things" about Hill and his family.


From Belfast Telegraph