Adam Richman, 'Man v. Food' star, apologizes for 'inexcusable remarks'

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- "Man v. Food" star Adam Richman is apologizing for what he calls "inexcusable remarks" he made to some of his critics on social media.

It all started after Richman posted a photo on Instagram showing his 70-pound weight-loss with the hashtag #thinspiration, which didn't go over so well with readers since the word can often be associated with anorexia.

Critics took to social media to express their thoughts. Richman fired back with his own remarks, including, "Grab a razor blade and draw a bath. I doubt anyone will miss you."

In a statement to ABC News, Richman said he is sorry for the comments.

"I've long struggled with my body image and have worked very hard to achieve a healthy weight," Richman said. "I'm incredibly sorry to everyone I've hurt."

Richman's new show "Man Finds Food," which was supposed to air on Wednesday, has been put on hold following the controversy.

ABC News contributed to this report.


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