AOC Apologizes

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 10: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) wipes a tear during a House Oversight and Reform subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties hearing discussing migrant detention centers' treatment of children on Capitol Hill on July 10, 2019 in Washington, DC. Yazmin Juarez, whose 19-month-old daughter Mariee died after detention by ICE testified. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Ocasio-Cortez made the apology in response to a comment on her Instagram profile. She posted a brief video saying she had once had her pronouns available but said they somehow “fell off.”
  • “Please add pronouns to your IG profile, thank you for all you do for ALL,” one of her followers wrote.
  • “Oh I’m sorry about that,” Ocasio-Cortez responded. “They used to be on there. Let me go in and check and see if I can add them.”

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