Mindless Behavior Apologizes for Lauryn Hill ‘Tax’ Joke

Rising boy-band group Mindless Behavior were the brunt of jokes after making a cruel joke about soul artist Lauryn Hill at the 2012 BET Awards

The young men were presenting the Best Female R&B artist award when they poked fun at Comedian Mike Epps poor attempt at singing.

“You sing bad… like Lauryn Hill’s tax accountant bad,” Ray Ray joked.

The crowd groaned in disapproval after and many took to Twitter to lash out against the group.

Mindless Behavior apologized on Twitter.

“We meant no disrespect to our girl Lauryn Hill last night, it was a bad joke. We’re big fans and hope you’re not mad,” they wrote in a tweet.

Ray Ray phoned in to “106 & Park” on Monday to apologize the joke.

“I want to apologize about the Lauryn Hill joke,” he said. “I didn’t mean no harm by it. I hope everyone can forgive me. It was like a big thing on Twitter and everything, so I truly apologize. I respect Lauryn Hill and all of them like that.”

Yes, the joke was very mindless indeed. What do you guys think about their apology? Was it sincere? Sound off below.

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