Charlie Sheen apologizes for homophobic slur, blames lisp
Actor Charlie Sheen speaks onstage at the "Anger Management" panel during the FX portion of the 2012 Summer TCA Tour on July 28, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. / Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
Charlie Sheen has apologized for making a homophobic slur while hosting the grand opening of a rooftop bar at the El Ganzo hotel in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, on Friday night.
Video footage shows Sheen taking the stage at Epic Bar, saying, "How we doing...Lying bunch of f----t a--holes. How we doing?"
Sheen has since released the following statement: "I meant no ill will and intended to hurt no one and I apologize if I offended anyone."
According to TMZ, which posted a video of the incident, Sheen added, "I meant to say maggot but I have a lisp."
Antonio Villaraigosa, the mayor of Los Angeles, and Dr. Robert Huizenga from "The Biggest Loser" were among those in the crowd.
The new season of Sheen's FX series, "Anger Management," begins Jan. 17.
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