(CNN) After days of backlash, Snoop Dogg offered Gayle King a public apology for her questions about the late basketball legend Kobe Bryant.
During her interview with WNBA player Lisa Leslie. The singer is critical of King, in which King asked about allegations of rape as it was against Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, last month.
Snoop Dogg’s remarks set off a whirlwind of outrage that culminated in King threatened with death threats — expressing anger at her “CBS This Morning” superiors over how they promoted the show.
In the video, the hip hop star said he “overreacted” and offered to King that “I publicly uprooted you by coming to you in a derogatory manner based on the emotions of being angry with a question you asked.”
“I was raised a lot better than that. So, I would like to publicly apologize for the language I used. And call your name out and just be disrespectful,” he said.
Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna part of a group of nine people murdered in the helicopter crash last month. King expressed anger at her “CBS This Morning” supervisors for revealing what she felt a “salacious.” “Out-of-context” clip from her interview with Leslie that focused on King telling Bryant about her.
Snoop Dogg was facing criticism of King’s critique.
Her former best friend, Oprah Winfrey, an emotional conversation about the issue with “Today” and said that King not a good dong at the moment.
It is the other people who feel they should take the message and do whatever they want.
In a statement, CBS News said that King “did a thoughtful, wide-ranging interview” with Leslie and that the clip posted “did not reflect the nature and tone of the full interview.