Josh Murray Apologizes After Brutally Shading 'Bachelorette' Ex Andi Dorfman
By Jennifer Drysdale
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UPDATE: Murray deleted the post on Monday night, after sharing an apology on his Instagram Story.
"I got hit up with a bunch of messages, I haven’t been looking at my social media but apparently my post made some waves -- in a bad way," he said.
“I thought it was just funny. I thought it was humorous but apparently it wasn’t very humorous. I guess I’m not very funny. I was trying to be funny in a half-hearted way but everybody takes it so seriously and that’s my fault," Murray continued. "I should know better. Tsk tsk.”
“Anyways, so I’m probably gonna have to take that down, I’m getting in trouble for it. A lot of people, at least my friends, they’re like ‘No, leave it up,’ but I mean, if it’s hurting people’s feelings, I don’t ever want to do that," he concluded. "So anyways, good talk. Glad we could have this conversation and I’ll see ya out there.”
This story was originally published on Jan. 7 at 9:04 p.m. PT
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Murray and Dorfman have had a famously contentious relationship since their split four years ago, with Dorfman opening up about their split in her tell-all book, It's Not Okay. Dorfman accused Murray of being an "emotional abuser," and wrote that her involvement with him was "the most volatile and f**ked up relationship of my life."
Murray slammed Dorfman's tell-all in a 2017 interview with ET. "That's her way of making money and stuff, and that's great, and if I've got to be the fall guy for everything in whatever her stories are, then whatever," he said, adding that the "worst lies" have been told about him.
"It's a shame that somebody would have to stoop to that level to make money and have a career, putting someone else down," he said. "I have no intentions of ever seeing her or talking to her again."
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