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John Cena apologizes to China in Mandarin for referring to Taiwan as a country

Posted on AllSides May 25th, 2021
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Actor and professional wrestler John Cena issued an apology to China for referring to Taiwan as a country during a promotional interview.

Cena, 44, apologized on Tuesday in Mandarin on the Chinese social media network Weibo for making the reference to Taiwan as a country, which many Chinese people view as an insult due to China’s long-held view that Taiwan is a breakaway province and not an independent country.

“I made a mistake,” Cena said. “Now I have to say one thing, which is very, very, very important: I love and respect China and...

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