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Yes, Emma Stone yelled ‘I'm sorry’ after that ‘Aloha’ joke

Yes, Emma Stone yelled ‘I'm sorry’ after that ‘Aloha’ joke
Emma Stone at the 76th Golden Globes. (Jordan Strauss / Invision/Associated Press)

You heard it correctly: Emma Stone has apologized for "Aloha."

During the opening monologue for the 76th Golden Globes on Sunday, host Sandra Oh joked that "Crazy Rich Asians" was the first Hollywood studio film with an Asian American lead since "Ghost in the Shell" and "Aloha."

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An audible "I'm sorry" was shouted from the audience during the telecast. Stone, who was cast in "Aloha" as a part-Asian character, confirmed to The Times afterward that she was the one who yelled out the apology.

"It wasn't like I planned it, but I did say it," said Stone.

Both "Ghost in the Shell" and "Aloha" drew criticism for white-washing Asian characters. "Ghost in the Shell" starred Scarlett Johansson as Major, a character revealed to be Asian as in the original manga and anime.

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