A clip of him went viral...

Stranger Things actor Noah Schnapp has issued an apology after a clip emerged of him seeming to use the n-word.

The clip dates from last summer, and features Noah Schnapp and friends singing alongside to Chris Brown and Lil Dicky's single 'Freaky Friday'.

The video quickly went viral, with #NoahSchnappIsOverParty trending on Twitter.

In response, the actor - who recently apologised after a Twitter hack - explained that he was using the word 'neighbour' instead of a racial slur.

Noah Schnapps writes:

hi guys, recently a video from last summer has gotten out of me dancing and singing while singing the word “neighbour” over the n word. i would truly never say the n word and i’m not the type of person.

i genuinely have never used that word in my life. using the word “neighbour” in that song was just something my camp friends and i did. i hope you all understand i could never even think about doing that. my friends also would never post a video, or support me, if i was saying a slur without hesitation.

i apologize for using a replacement word. it is not my place to use one and i should of kept my mouth shut. i understand why it is found offensive and i am so sorry.

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