You could tell he was hesitant to make the statement in the first place, and now Tony Bennett has issued an apology for it.
Yesterday, the singer appeared on Howard Stern's radio show and said "we caused" 9/11 because "we were bombing them and they told us to stop." Watch his take on the tragedy below:
Following a day of headlines over the remarks, Bennett has come out and said:
"I am sorry if my statement suggested anything other than an expression of my love for my country, my hope for humanity and my desire for peace throughout the world. Nobody loves America more than I do."