Julie Delpy has apologized for recent comments saying that there is nothing worse than being a woman in the entertainment business.

In a Friday interview with "The Wrap," the actress said that she "sometimes wished she were African American because people don't bash them afterwards." She was referencing a time when she complained about the Academy being very male and white two years ago and was harshly criticized for her views.

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Her comments on Friday were viewed as inflammatory by many and came after the Academy announced plans to increase the diversity of its membership.

In a statement to EW.com, Delpy said that she never meant to diminish injustices to African American artists or anyone else and that she can't stand inequality or injustice of any kind.