J Balvin Offends Colombian Women, Apologizes On Instagram

J Balvin Offends Colombian Women, Apologizes On Instagram
Colombian urban star J Balvin is known for being quite the prankster. However, his most recent joke was not all that funny and in fact, has caused controversy after he insulted the women of his native country during a radio talk show. When asked by Mega 97.9's host if the women from Bogota are beautiful, the "6 AM" singer said "yes," but signaled "no" with his finger.A video of the incident has been leaked, causing a huge outrage amongst his fans, especially the ones from Bogota. As a result, Balvin headed to his social media accounts to apologize for his unnecessary gesture. In a video, he said, "Shout out to all the girls from Bogota; beautiful, mamacitas, pretty, I love you all. I'm always making jokes, this was only another of them." Youtube

Colombian urban star J Balvin is known for being quite the prankster. However, his most recent joke was not all that funny and in fact, has caused controversy after he insulted the women of his native country during a radio talk show. When asked by Mega 97.9's host if the women from Bogota are beautiful, the "6 AM" singer said "yes," but signaled "no" with his finger.

A video of the incident has been leaked, causing a huge outrage amongst his fans, especially the ones from Bogota. As a result, Balvin headed to his social media accounts to apologize for his unnecessary gesture. In a video, he said, "Shout out to all the girls from Bogota; beautiful, mamacitas, pretty, I love you all. I'm always making jokes, this was only another one of them." 

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Jessica L. Roiz is a Miami-based bilingual journalist of Nicaraguan descent. In addition to Latin Times, she's published in VOXXI, The Miami Herald, Huffington Post, La Opinion, El Nuevo Herald, The Latin Kitchen and more. With over 10-years experience in digital media, she's nothing but passionate and creative with her work. When she's not writing or editing videos, she can be found listening to rock en Español, dancing bachata, reading Paulo Coelho, missing Selena Quintanilla or relaxing in Nicaragua. She's also the founder of ALoNica con la Roiz and PulsoPOP