"I would like to set the record straight about what I feel in my heart and end all of the misunderstandings. Yes, I misspoke. I could not be more regretful of that mistake. It was unintentional. I apologize. Those words were never meant to be hurtful to anyone. They were an accident of my distraction and a product of news sensationalism. I am deeply saddened by the pain that this whole situation has caused the victims of the devastating earthquake in China."
The actress back-pedalling on embarrasingly vindictive comments she made after the earthquake in Sichuan which killed tens of thousands of people, which she suggested was "karma" for China's treatment of Tibet and exiled religious leader, The Dalai Lama.
Photo by Getty Images Jul 27, 2012
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