Justin Trudeau Apology Transcript: Trudeau Apologizes for "Brown Face" Makeup - transcription powered by Happy Scribe

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In 2001, when I was a teacher in Vancouver, I attended an end of year gala where the theme was Arabian Nights anyway, dressed up in a Aladdin costume and put makeup on. I shouldn't abandon. Should've known better, but I didn't. And I'm really sorry. You see, there's this video called Remember Stepdown. I think there are people who've made mistakes in in this life and you make decisions based on what they actually do, what they did.

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And on a case by case basis, I think I deeply regret that we that I get that I should have known better, but I didn't.

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How do you feel about this coming out right now?

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Obviously, I regret that I did it. It's not about timing. It's about having done something that I shouldn't have done. And I'm really sorry.