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Kelly Osbourne's apologised after making a 'racist' remark about Latinos on live telly

Osbourne tried to challenge Donald Trump’s views on immigration, but ended up putting her foot in it. Eeek.

The Art Of Elysium 8th Annual Heaven Gala - Los Angeles Source: Omar Vega/Invision/AP

KELLY OSBOURNE HAS apologised after causing outrage with a controversial comment about Latinos.

While discussing Donald Trump’s recent comments about Mexican immigrants on daytime talk show The View yesterday, Osbourne said:

If you kick every Latino out out of this country, then who is going to be cleaning your toilet, Donald Trump?

Source: Zafer SARI/YouTube

Osbourne was immediately challenged by her co-host, Latina actress Rosie Perez, who said: “Latinos aren’t the only ones who do that.”

The comments caught fire on Twitter, with many people pointing out that Kelly herself is an immigrant:

Late last night, after a considerable online backlash, Osbourne apologised for the comment on Facebook.

…I will take responsibility for my poor choice of words but I will not apologise for being a racist as I am NOT… I don’t want to bulls**t anyone with lame excuses.

@theview Source: Facebook/Kelly Osbourne

She claimed she “couldn’t finish [her] point”, but said she “should have known better”:

Although I was stopped mid-sentence by Rosie and couldn’t finish my point I will not let Rosie take responsibility for my words.

“It is my hope that this situation will open up a conversation about immigration and the Latin community as a whole,” she said.

“By the way I clean my own f**king toilets.”

Previously: Kelly Osbourne quits E!’s Fashion Police days after dreadlocks drama>

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