Earlier this morning, a so-called ‘racist' comment by The Chainsmokers went viral after many people took offense to the comments.
While the video has since been deleted, the interviewer asked Alex if he brings his dog on tour with him. Alex responds by saying that she is not well behaved, but he would bring her if he could. He then seems to retract that statement by saying “well I don't know if I'd bring her to China” before laughing it off with Drew.
Instead of apologizing for his comments, The Chainsmokers took to Twitter to tweet the link StopYulinForever.com and a note. For those unfamiliar with Yulin, the Lychee and Dog Meat Festival (often referred to as Yulin Dog Meat Festival) in an annual celebration during the summer solstice where festival goers eat dog meat and lychees.
Alex issued the following response:
— THE CHAINSMOKERS (@TheChainsmokers) September 11, 2017