Hours after blowing up the Internet for ever-so-slightly dissing Kanye West in his Rolling Stone interview, then throwing a Twitter tantrum about the quotes making it to the story and getting bumped off the cover for Philip Seymour Hoffman, Drake has apologized. Which is a smart move, because whining about losing out on “his” cover because of the unexpected death of PSH makes him sound like a petulant brat.
So that’s probably why Drizzy deleted the tweets and penned an apology today (Feburary 14), which he posted just after midnight on his OVO blog. The rapper explains he wasn’t mad about being bumped, just in the way it was executed by RS, because he claims they didn’t give him the option of pulling the story without the cover. “I apologize to anybody who took my initial comments out of context because in no way would I ever want to offend the Hoffman family or see myself as bigger than that moment,” he wrote.
The star concluded, “I once again apologize to everybody who took my cover comments the wrong way. I respect Rolling Stone for being willing to give a kid from Toronto a shot at the cover. I guess this is a day to learn and grow.” Sounds remorseful and less bratty! Read Drake’s full statement below. More »