A former Miss Oregon is back with a racist video she took down and apologized for in 2016.
The video shows Jennifer Murphy singing her original song, I Want to be a Neenja, live at a promotional event.
The tune is performed with an exaggerated Japanese accent while a stunned Asian American woman watches-alternating between an awkward smile and an astonished frown.
“I want to be a person who is positive and uplifting to others. Clearly in this instance, this has not been the case, and I have learned a valuable lesson,” she said in 2016.
”I sincerely apologize to every person that has felt pain and offense because of me, and I ask their forgiveness.”
That “valuable lesson” was quickly forgotten. She did a sequel to her video shortly after.
Now she’s reposted the original video and also released a companion music video.
Tiktoker Normalnemo is urging his 58,000 followers to clap back at Murphy.
“Just the clear disrespect,” he says. “She has no shame. I personally think she needs another round of public backlash. After the whole Asian community has said this is offensive…my God, woman.”
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