Following massive criticism from netizens over the past several days, “Upin & Ipin” character Fizi has finally appear to “apologise” over his insensitive comment towards the popular twins.
Production company Les’ Copaque recently uploaded a clip on its official YouTube account. The video featured a segment where Fizi contacted the siblings via video phone call to clear the air on the matter.
Fizi dah minta maaf ?
Upin dan Ipin pun dah maafkan ? pic.twitter.com/yWOKJnpYNb
— Les' Copaque (@lescopaque) June 2, 2020
“Hi, I’m Fizi. I’m here to apologise to both Upin and Ipin. I didn’t mean to come up with such offensive remark. After being confronted by Mail, I feel regretful. So, don’t be mad at me anymore. I feel sad,” said Fizi in tears.
Interestingly, both Upin and Ipin have accepted his apology. “Don’t cry, Fizi. We’ve already forgiven you. We are friends forever,” responded the twins. As at time of writing (Wednesday, 3rd June), the video has managed to gain over 3 million views online!
For those interested, check out the heartwarming episode here:
Scrolling through the comments, a lot of fans of the cartoon series have been leaving tons of positive remarks in response to the clip. Others have also praised Upin and Ipin for not taking Fizi’s statement to heart.
One commentator even sarcastically remarked, “Even Fizi’s apology is much better compared to Samantha Katie James‘ one.”