Jimmy Fallon Apologizes For Blackface Skit

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Late-night television host Jimmy Fallon has been forced to offer up an apology after a skit  of him doing Blackface went viral.

"In 2000, while on SNL, I made a terrible decision to do an impersonation of Chris Rock while in blackface," he wrote. "There is no excuse for this. I am very sorry for making this unquestionably offensive decision and thank all of you for holding me accountable."

In the video clip of the skit, Fallon painted his face Black, and he did an impersonation of fellow comedian Chris Rock -- using almost every Black stereotype in the book.

Twitter proceeded to drag him, but it's unlikely that he's canceled. The uproar is dying down.

Fallon joined NBC's Saturday Night Live as a cast member in 1998, fulfilling a lifelong dream. Fallon remained on SNL for six years between 1998 and 2004, co-hosting the program's Weekend Update segment and becoming a celebrity in the process.