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John Cena’s apology after Taiwan comment feels like a ‘forced confession,’ free speech advocate says

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Free speech advocate Suzanne Nossel said Thursday she found John Cena’s apology to China “troubling” after he called Taiwan a country during a promotional interview for his upcoming film, “Fast and Furious 9.”

“It felt like a forced confession,” Nossel, the CEO of nonprofit Pen America, told CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith.” “This clear sense that he is under tremendous pressure, that what may have been barely a slip of the tongue is leading to potentially Draconian consequences for the film, for his own career, it’s illustrative of this very heavy hand and pressure that the Chinese applies when somebody crosses them.”

Pen America aims to defends human rights and free speech around the…



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