Lara Spencer‘s mea culpa over her Prince George gaffe continues.
On Thursday, the Good Morning America co-host drew controversy for an on-air segment in which she mocked the fact that Kate Middletonand Prince William‘s 6-year-old son’s takes a ballet class at his London private school, St. Thomas’s Battersea. She later apologized for her remarks, which drew accusations of bullying from viewers, including including So You Think You Can Dance star Travis Wall and dance legend, actress and producer Debbie Allen.
On Saturday night, Wall revealed that Spencer had reached out to him to try to further make amends.
“So Lara Spencer just called me on my cell phone, she got my number from Debbie Allen, and she is completely horrified and just truly just issued this massive apology,” Wall said in a video posted on his Instagram Story. “I could just hear the horror in her voice.”
“She knows that there’s a bunch of us, Broadway and a lot of the ballet community here in New York City, we’re going down to Good Morning America on Monday morning and taking ballet class outside,” he continued. “She’s aware of it and she wants to talk to all of us and she wants to set this thing straight and right. The dance community is incredible and yeah, our voices were heard, which is fantastic, so hooray!”
William had said in October during a chat with BBC Radio 1 Teen Award winners that “George is doing dancing” and “he loves it.”
“Prince William said Prince George absolutely loves ballet…I have news for you Prince William, we’ll see how long that lasts,” Spencer had said on GMA on Thursday, laughing.
Her comments were met with laughter and applause from the in-studio audience. But the next day, following the online backlash, Spencer issued a statement on Instagram.
“My sincere apologies for an insensitive comment I made in pop news yesterday,” she wrote alongside a photo of a field of flowers. “From ballet to anything one wants to explore in life, I say GO FOR IT. I fully believe we should all be free to pursue our passions. Go climb your mountain—and love every minute of it.”