Cam’ron issued a statement on Thursday (April 26), apologizing for comments he made to Anderson Cooper during a segment about “snitching” on ’60 Minutes’. “Where I come from, once word gets out that you’ve cooperated with the police, that only makes you a bigger target of criminal violence,” the rapper said in a statement. “That is a dark reality in so many neighborhoods like mine across America. I’m not saying its right, but it’s reality. And it’s not unfounded. There’s a harsh reality around violence and criminal justice in our inner cities. Looking back now, I can see how those comments could be viewed as offensive, especially to those who have suffered their own personal tragedies or to those who put their lives on the line to protect our citizens from crime. Please understand that I was expressing my own personal frustration at my own personal circumstances. I in no way was intending to be malicious or harmful. I apologize deeply for this error in judgment.” Read more.
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