Macklemore made headlines by texting Kendrick Lamar last night to apologize to him for unfairly beating him for Best Rap Song, Best Rap Album, Best Rap Performance, and Best New Artist at the Grammys, and then posting the apology to Instagram.
In these exclusive photos, Slate can reveal past precedents for Macklemore’s apology, taken from the remorseful parties’ Instagram accounts.
From @TheBeeGees (to the black, Latino, and gay pioneers of disco):
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