Lisa Chan, the 21-year-old actress who appeared in Michigan Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra’s anti-Chinese campaign ads released an apology Wednesday.

Chan published her apology on what looks like a new public figure Facebook page. Her apology is published below in it’s entirety:

“I am deeply sorry for any pain that the character I portrayed brought to my communities. As a recent college grad who has spent time working to improve communities and empower those without a voice, this role is not in any way representative of who I am. It was absolutely a mistake on my part and one that, over time, I hope can be forgiven. I feel horrible about my participation and I am determined to resolve my actions.”

–Lisa Chan
CEO/ President, The Strive Vice President, Sparxo Inc. reports support for Pete Hoekstra has taken a big dip in the wake of his controversial ad.