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Caught in video mashup, Pinsky apologizes for virus comments

Apr 06, 2020 - Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) - Celebrity doctor Drew Pinsky has apologized for a series of statements unspooled in a recent video where he downplayed the coronavirus and suggested that it was a "press-induced panic."

"I wish I had gotten it right, but I got it wrong," said Pinsky in a video posted over the weekend. Pinsky is known as "Dr. Drew" and for helping people get past addiction problems.

Pinsky's apology was prompted by an online video that put together clips from a series of appearances he...