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‘I’m An Idiot!’ Lorde Apologizes For Controversial Whitney Houston Bathtub Photo

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Apr. 6 2018, Updated 1:30 p.m. ET

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Lorde Bathtub Photo Whitney Houston
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Lorde fell horrible about her controversial Whitney Houston bathtub photo! This Thursday, the singer posted a snap of her at-home bubble bath and the caption sent haters on a social media rampage! Click through RadarOnline.com’s gallery to see the photos and learn more!

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In a string of bad decisions, Lorde, 21, posted an Instagram post of her steamy-looking bathtub, writing in the caption: “And iiii will always love you.”

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While it seemed like an innocent post to some — and even a tribute to the late Whitney Houston — social media haters quickly alluded it to the icon’s dreadful death. As Readers know, Houston accidentally passed away inside a bathtub after ingesting cocaine and suffering from heart problems. Adding to the tragedy, Houston’s daughter, Bobby Kristina Brown later died of an overdose, also inside a bathtub.

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Users took to Instagram and Twitter to voice their disapproval of the seemingly insensitive image, with fashion illustrator Hayden Williams even commenting: “Oh no gurrrl…”

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Quickly seeing the backlash, the “Royals” singer deleted the controversial photo and wrote an apology.

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//Lorde Bathtub Photo Whitney Houston
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“Extremely extremely poorly chosen quote. I’m so sorry for offending anyone — I hadn’t even put this together I was just excited to take a bath,” wrote Lorde. “I’m an idiot,” she continued. “Love Whitney forever and ever. Sorry again.”

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“It is not my fkin day today,” she added along with three worried-looking emojis.

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