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Amy Robach Apologizes Over Racial Slur 'Mistake' On 'GMA'

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Aug. 23 2016, Published 3:00 p.m. ET

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Time for a mea culpa! Good Morning America co-anchor Amy Robach made a big apology on Monday, after letting the term "colored people" slip during a live broadcast on the show.

The 43-year-old had been filling in for rumored rival Robin Roberts on a diversity segment, when she noted recent criticism for casting white actors "in what one might assume should be a role reserved for colored people."

Backlash occurred immediately online, with Twitter users calling her comment "offensive." One fan even threatened to stop watching the show altogether.

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Robach managed to recover from the flub quickly, however, releasing a statement shortly after the show explaining that she had meant to say "people of color."

The GMA host called the whole thing a "mistake" and "not at all a reflection of how I feel or speak in my everyday life."

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