American Show Host Apologizes To NCT’s Johnny For Racist Remark About His English Skills

The host also faced criticism for bringing up BTS in the interview.

American show host, Sam Rubin of KTLA, recently came under fire when he commented about NCT 127 Johnny‘s “phenomenal” English skills.


As all NCTzens know, Johnny was born in Chicago and raised in the States. He’s literally an American citizen.


Sam Rubin was also criticized for bringing up BTS in an interview about NCT 127’s immense success with their “NEO CITY: USA — The Origin” tour.


Soon after the backlash, Sam Rubin took to his official Facebook page to apologize to anyone who could have been offended by his interview. He claimed he was misinformed by the NCT staff about the members’ English skills which led to his mistake. He also claimed he only brought up BTS as an encouragement for the junior group.

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Posted by Sam Rubin on Wednesday, May 15, 2019