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5 apologies that went hilariously wrong

Good intentions, bad execution

By Salva Mubarak  February 21st, 2017

Don’t letter the simple 5-letter word fool you; saying sorry can be the most difficult thing for people. Whether it’s for something you’ve done by mistake or not, apologizing the right way is an art. There are a lot of ways to convey your contrition; you can write notes, you can come up with a grand gesture, or you can actually gather the courage to own up to your mistake face-to-face.

Clearly apologizing is tough and involves a lot of finesse and when it goes wrong, it goes wrong. Take for instance, these attempted apologies that went hilariously wrong.

This one that proves that brutal honesty may not be the best policy all the time.

This guy who casually broke his unsuspecting neighbour’s heart with his apology.

Nobody can fault the cake for being a sweet gesture.

Rubbing what you did wrong in their face is probably not the best way to do it.

This earnest attempt at explaining is sure to have an opposite effect.

These people could take a lesson or two from Max Fashions on what to do when you mess up royally: