News

Jonah Hill: ‘Words have weight and meaning’

Jonah Hill: ‘Words have weight and meaning’

HE'S SORRY: Jonah Hill delivers an apology and says he deserves the backlash he got after using an offensive term. Photo: YouTube

Jonah Hill again apologized for using a gay slur over the weekend and urged his fans to use him as “an example of what not to do.”

“The Wolf of Wall Street” star was being pursued by a paparazzo in Los Angeles when he lost his temper when the photographer commented on his shorts. Hill responded with an expletive and used a gay slur.

However, within hours of film footage of the incident emerging online on Tuesday, Hill made clear he deeply regrets the incident. Hill said people should not respond with “anger or hatred” because it adds “ugliness to the world.”

Recent Headlines

in Local

Southern Illinois Town Investigating Suspicious Fires

Fresh
fire

Historical building gutted by fire Friday night.

in Local

Helpful Hints for Healthful Superbowl Snacking

Fresh
Veggie Tray

MMC Registered Dietician Christina Rollins has ideas to slim down Superbowl snacks.

in Local

Accountability of Charter Schools in Illinois Raises Questions

Fresh
School Clip Art

A new report alleges fraud up to $27 million.

in Local

Illinois State Police Urge Caution on Roads

Fresh
winter travel

Illinois State Police say it's best to slow down and leave plenty of room between vehicles on the roads today.

in Local

Illinois Basketball Museum to Open in Pontiac

basketball

A museum dedicated to Illinois basketball glory will open to fans by 2016.