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Drake Bell Apologizes for 'Thoughtless' and 'Insensitive' Tweets About Caitlyn Jenner

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Drake Bell Apologizes for 'Thoughtless' and 'Insensitive' Tweets About Caitlyn Jenner

Originally posted 06/05/2015 09:10AM

Goodbye Bruce, Hello Caitlyn! Subscribe now for exclusive details on her new life and the emotional decision to reveal her true self, only in PEOPLE.

Former Nickelodeon star Drake Bell has apologized for comments he made Monday following the release of Caitlyn Jenner's cover of Vanity Fair.

"I sincerely apologize for my thoughtless insensitive remarks. I in no way meant to hurt or demean those going through a similar journey," Bell Tweeted Thursday.

In his defense, Bell, 28, added that his "comments were made in innocence. I deeply regret the negative effect they've had on so many."

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Former Nickelodeon Star Drake Bell Under Fire for Caitlyn Jenner Tweet: 'Still Calling You Bruce'

Former Nickelodeon Star Drake Bell Under Fire for Caitlyn Jenner Tweet: 'Still Calling You Bruce'

Originally posted 06/02/2015 12:45PM

When Caitlyn Jenner (formerly known as Bruce Jenner) revealed her true self via a stunning series of photographs shot by Annie Leibovitz for Vanity Fair, "#CallMeCaitlyn" and "Caitlyn Jenner" began trending immediately as her fans and family alike came out in droves to support her transition.

However, support was not necessarily the unanimous reaction. Former Nickelodeon star Drake Bell was met with animosity on social media after he Tweeted on Monday, "Sorry...still calling you Bruce" in response to Jenner's Vanity Fair cover story reveal.

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Drake Bell Goes Rockabillly! Exclusive First Listen | Drake Bell

First Listen: Drake Bell's 'I Won't Stand in Your Way'

Originally posted 04/15/2014 12:00PM

Millions of kids have grown up watching Drake Bell on Nickelodeon's Drake & Josh, but the former child star grew up watching television from a very different era.

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Filed Under: Music News, Drake Bell
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Nickelodeon Star Drake Bell Files for Bankruptcy

Drake Bell Files for Bankruptcy

Originally posted 02/12/2014 03:05PM

Drake Bell has filed for bankruptcy.

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Who Won Splash?


Splash Crowns a Champion

Originally posted 05/07/2013 09:05PM

After a season of surprises, spills and plenty of spandex, Splash came to an end Tuesday night.

The three finalists – Nicole Eggert, Rory Bushfield and Drake Bell – couldn't be more different from one another. Eggert, 41, surprised herself and viewers with her performance, even joking to PEOPLE that she missed her "calling" as an athlete. Bushfield, 29, a professional extreme skier, has predictably done well on the show, but ruptured an eardrum while training. And Bell, 26, has seriously impressed the judges (and diving great Greg Louganis) with his athletic prowess.

So who came out on top in the reality competition finale? Read on to find out …

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Whoops! The Hilarious Reason Rosie O'Donnell Is Tweeting at Rapper Drake

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Rosie O'Donnell Tweets Adoration for Drake Bell

Originally posted 04/01/2013 10:30AM

So many Drakes, so little time.

Rosie O'Donnell got herself into a hilarious Twitter mix-up on Tuesday when she Tweeted her appreciation of actor Drake Bell – who is competing on the diving show, Splash.

"Drake is cute ... Nice muscles," she wrote.

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Nickelodeon Star Drake Bell in Car Crash | Drake Bell

Nickelodeon Star Drake Bell in Car Crash

Originally posted 01/04/2006 09:00AM

Nickelodeon star Drake Bell, of Drake & Josh, is preparing for plastic surgery as he recovers from injuries suffered in a head-on car crash last Thursday, the cable channel said Tuesday.

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