"I apologise if anybody misunderstood or took offence to it..."

Mark Ronson has rolled back his recent declaration of sapiosexuality.

The producer gave a recent interview in which he claimed to be sapiosexual - attracted to someone's intelligence, before looks.

The wording caused uproar online, with Ronson's comments being framed as a 'coming out' narrative.

Speaking to Rolling Stone, he apologised for this, and explained that he only learned of the concept on the day of the interview.

He clarified: “I do not consider myself part of any marginalised community and I apologise if anybody misunderstood or took offence to it...”

Mark Ronson had the concept explained to him shortly before the viral interview, and responded: “That sounds great. Of course, who wouldn’t be?”

Explaining this further, he told Rolling Stone: “It sounds like I went on a TV show to be like, ‘Guys, I have some big news!’ And the fact that I would go on and sort of declare myself — like as a heterosexual white male — part of any marginalised community was terrifying to me, or just embarrassing.”

Watch a clip of the new interview below.

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