Bryan Adams in hot water for racist rant

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In the lengthy Instagram post, in which he also performs his song Cuts Like a Knife, Adams laments about missing his family, his fans and his touring crew.

He said his message to those people is to "go vegan", which is a diet he's had for decades.

The president of the Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice told CBC News: "People look up to public figures".

Adams' post also spread misinformation - something the world certainly doesn't need more of in an emergency situation like this!

Canadian singer Bryan Adams appears as a witness at a Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage in Ottawa on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.

Canadian rock and roll star Bryan Adams has publicly apologized after he came under fire for a controversial post about COVID-19. The World Health Organization has linked a wet market in Wuhan, China, to the outbreak but hasn't confirmed that the outbreak started there. "It justifies this racist hatred against Chinese... this is so irresponsible and just so, so, so, so racist". Most said they couldn't be bothered to learn now. Adams was frustrated because instead of being isolated at home, he was set to kick off a series of concerts at London's Royal Albert Hall.

There are now 4.26 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 around the world, with 287,332 deaths and 1.53 million recoveries.

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"NO MORE WET MARKETS!" added someone else.

"Bryan Adams desperately tries to regain "the f*cking worst" trophy from Ryan Adams after years of fierce competition", one Twitter user wrote.

Responding to the rocker's Instagram post, the group wrote: "This is why it's crucial for everyone to go vegan now to prevent the next pandemic".

The market sells fresh meat and seafood, leading to fears that meat bought there could have been the source.

Scientists who have studied the virus genome have found it is likely the product of natural evolution and made the leap from wild animals to humans just as both SARS and MERS coronaviruses did, probably as the result of close animal-human contact.

The tweet has since been deleted from the singer's account, but the rant is still on his Instagram account, although he has deactivated the comments.

Some expressed sympathy for Adams, lamenting that he had to cancel his concert. Others decried Adams for what they saw as a racist comment. Adams apologized for his words, saying he only wanted to promote veganism.

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