Australian Idol judge apologises for offensive comments

"F-k teachers," they said on air.
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A certain Australian Idol judge has come under fire for making some controversial comments about teachers. And you may be surprised to find out who it was…

On the latest episode of her podcast, Workin’ on It, Meghan Trainor was speaking about the American schooling system with her brother and their podcast guest, Trisha Paytas. Telling the audience that she chooses to homeschool her kids, the group were discussing their thoughts.

WATCH: Meghan Trainor speaks against teachers. Article continues after video.

“To have a kid in school in America… F**k all that,” she said, referring to the dangers children face when it comes to gun laws in the country.

The podcast guest spoke in agreeance saying, “Kids can be mean- teachers, that was my trauma.”

“Teachers!” Meghan exclaimed.

“F**k teachers, dude.”

Meghan Trainor offended teachers in a comment she made on her podcast. (Credit: Instagram)

This was the comment that fired up the internet, with teachers across the board coming out to respond to the offensive comment.

Due to the large amount of backlash the singer received, Meghan took to TikTok to post an apology video – one that has not been well received.

WATCH: Meghan Trainor apologies for her comments against teachers. Article continues after video.

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“I was fired up because we were talking about how sending your kid to school here in America is so horrific,” she said.

“I had Trisha Paytas on the podcast and I knew her history with her teachers and I knew my husband’s history with his teachers and I was bullied by some teachers so, in that moment, I got angry and said F teachers.”

Meghan than continued saying she didn’t mean this comment to all teachers and “they have the hardest jobs and they are the most underpaid”.

She ended her video with the comment, “I’m so sorry to any teachers I made feel bad.”

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