(CNN)”Good Morning America” co-anchor Lara Spencer has apologized after she was accused of making a sexist and stereotypical comment about one of Prince George’s favorite pastimes.

The controversy arose on Friday after the ABC morning news show aired a segment that mentioned that the future king of England’s favorite activities include ballet lessons. 'Good Morning America' host Lara Spencer has apologized over a comment about Prince George.'Good Morning America' host Lara Spencer has apologized over a comment about Prince George.‘Good Morning America’ host Lara Spencer has apologized over a comment about Prince George.”We’ll see how long that lasts,” Spencer deadpanned before chuckling.Viewer response was swift, with even dance legend Debbie Allen offering a video rebuttal on social media that was posted with the hashtag #boysdancetoo.

Dear @LaraSpencer#boysdancetoo #menwhodance #princegeorge pic.twitter.com/jpuOMYlfUL

— Debbie Allen (@msdebbieallen) August 23, 2019 Spencer later posted a mea culpa on her Instagram page.Read More View this post on Instagram

My sincere apologies for an insensitive comment I made in pop news yesterday. From ballet to anything one wants to explore in life, I say GO FOR IT. I fully believe we should all be free to pursue our passions. Go climb your mountain-and love every minute of it.

A post shared by Lara Spencer (@lara.spencer) on Aug 23, 2019 at 9:07am PDT

“My sincere apologies for an insensitive comment I made in pop news yesterday,” she wrote in conjunction with a picture of an open field and outdoor skyline. “From ballet to anything one wants to explore in life, I say GO FOR IT. I fully believe we should all be free to pursue our passions. Go climb your mountain – and love every minute of it.”

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