A singer who will perform at Penn State’s annual Movin’ On music festival Friday criticized the university on her social media accounts, calling the university “Sandusky Land.”
Keisha Jackson, who is a backup singer for rapper Big Boi, wrote on Twitter and Facebook: “Hmm... playing Sandusky Land today (Penn State). Should be interesting.”
Immediately, Jackson was criticized on her Twitter account, and then she took to apologizing — profusely.
“My heartfelt apologies to PSU for the incredibly insensitive statement,” she tweeted. “I'm a mom who had a sensitive moment!”
Digital Access For Only $0.99
For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today.
Then the Twitterverse started applauded her for apologizing.
Jackson deleted her remarks but not before bloggers at Onward State got a screenshot.
Big Boi takes the stage at 8 p.m.