Mario Lopez says his comments about transgender children were 'ignorant and insensitive'

Mario Lopez.
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Extra host Mario Lopez after facing criticism for comments on transgender children now says his remarks were "ignorant and insensitive."

Lopez became a trending topic on Twitter on Wednesday as he came under fire for a recent interview on The Candace Owens Show in which he suggested it's "dangerous" for parents to support transgender children, NBC News reports.

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