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No Doubt apologizes, pulls music video

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  • No Doubt with Gwen Stefani has pulled its new cowboys and Indians-themed music video and is apologizing to Native Americans and others who were offended by the clip.

      No Doubt with Gwen Stefani has pulled its new cowboys and Indians-themed music video and is apologizing to Native Americans and others who were offended by the clip.

 
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NEW YORK -- No Doubt has pulled its new cowboys-and-Indians-themed music video and is apologizing to Native Americans and others offended by the clip.

In a posting on its website, the band says the video for "Looking Hot" was "never to offend, hurt or trivialize Native American people."

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The video features Gwen Stefani and bandmate Tony Kanal dressed in traditional Native American clothes, while Adrian Young and Tom Dumont are in cowboy get-ups with guns. Dumont and Young tie up Stefani, while Kanal is behind bars.

The clip includes Stefani riding a horse and singing in a tepee, and a fire-burning dance scene with others dressed in Native American clothes.

The band says it consulted with Native American friends and experts but realize people have been offended and "sincerely apologize."

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