American Idol' finalist Caleb Kennedy out after KKK-style hood video surfaces

 American Idol' finalist Caleb Kennedy out after KKK-style hood video surfaces 

Caleb Kennedy is out of the Main 5 on "American Symbol" and has apologized for a video that shows him with somebody wearing a Ku Klux Klan-style hood. 

CNN has connected with ABC, the organization on which "American Symbol" airs, for input. 

Kennedy, 16, affirmed his exit from the truth singing rivalry in a proclamation posted on his confirmed Instagram account Wednesday 

Hello you all, this is going to be somewhat of a shock, yet I'm no longer going to be on American Symbol," the assertion read. "There was a video that surfaced on the web and it showed activities that were not intended to be taken around there. I was more youthful and didn't consider the activities, however that is not a pardon." 

The short video cut has been getting out and about via online media. 

Kennedy, a secondary school understudy whose old neighborhood is recorded as Roebuck, South Carolina on his "Godlike object" bio, additionally stated "I wanna say sorry to every one of my fans and each and every individual who I have let down." 

"I'll be taking a brief period off web-based media to better myself, yet saying that, I realize this has harmed and disillusioned a many individuals and caused individuals to lose regard for me," he added. "I'm so grieved!" 

I ask that I can one day recover your trust in who I'm and have your regard! Much obliged to you for supporting me," his assertion closed. 

Kennedy's mom, Anita Fellow, told the Spartanburg Envoy Diary the clasp is being taken outside the current discussion and said "I disdain this has occurred and how Caleb is being depicted by individuals on the web." 

This video was taken after Caleb had watched the film 'The Outsiders: Prey Around evening time' and they were copying those characters," she purportedly told the distribution. "It had nothing to do with the Ku Klux Klan, however I realize that is what it looks like. Caleb doesn't have a bigoted bone in his body. He adores everybody and has companions, everything being equal."