I am truly sorry for the hurtful words I said and the pain it caused to anyone who watched the video. Especially in the wake of the ongoing disaster in Japan, I would do anything to take back my insensitive words. I made a mistake. My mistake, however, has lead to the harassment of my family, the publishing of my personal information, death threats, and being ostracized from an entire community. Comments are supposed to create a forum for thoughtful, respectful community discussion.
Alexandra Wallace: Was UCLA 'Asians in the Library' Video One Big Publicity Stunt?
Alexandra Wallace apologizes, announces she will no longer attend UCLA | Daily Bruin
Self-identified UCLA student Alexandra Wallace has gained national notoriety -- and more than 1,, views -- for posting a YouTube video which shows her in a 3-minute long tirade against Asian students. She also mocks their speech and faults them for calling family in the wake of the tsunami. All the Asian people that live in all the apartments around me It's seriously without fail, you will always see old Asian people running around this apartment complex every weekend.
Alexandra Wallace apologizes, announces she will no longer attend UCLA
Alexandra Wallace , the UCLA student whose viral video rant about Asians sparked outrage and a nationwide debate about free speech, will face no disciplinary action by the university and reportedly plans to withdraw from school. My mistake, however, has lead [sic] to the harassment of my family, the publishing of my personal information, death threats and being ostracized from an entire community," read the letter the Daily Bruin said was released through a spokesman for the Wallace family. Hampton added that the university "zealously protects freedom of expression, however misguided or offensive to our core values that speech may be. He added that the university was "disappointed with some of the threatening and vitriolic language that has been used by some in response to the video.
Update: Wallace drops out of UCLA, right after school officials announce she will not be punished for her racist rant. Details after the jump. Alexandra Wallace may not be as dumb as she acts.