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Rolling Stone's Jann Wenner Speaks Out After Being Kicked Out of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for Controversial Interview

Jann Wenner is speaking out.

The 77-year-old Rolling Stone magazine founder is issuing a statement after being removed from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s board of directors for his comments in a New York Times interview.

During the interview, Jann said that Black and female musicians “didn’t articulate at the level” of the white musicians featured in his new book of interviews, The Masters.

Jann Wenner has been removed from the Board of Directors of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation,” a rep for the organization later said in a statement.

Later on, Jann issued an apology via publisher Little, Brown & Company.

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