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A rapper who launched a vicious verbal attack against CBS News anchor, Gayle King, has issued a formal apology to her for threats he made against her via his social media account.

"Two wrongs don't make no right," rapper Snoop Dogg, 48, said in the video clipped uploaded to Instagram. "When you're wrong, you gotta fix it."

"So with that being said," he continued. "Gayle King, I publicly tore you down by coming at you in a derogatory manner based off of emotions, being mad at questions you asked … so I would like to apologize to you publicly for the language that I used and calling you out of your name and just being disrespectful."

"A lot of people look up to me, and they love me … I want to let them know that anytime you mess up, it's okay to fix it, it's okay to man up and say that you're wrong." He concluded the video with, "I apologize. Hopefully, we can sit down and talk privately. Have a good day."

King interviewed WNBA legend Lisa Leslie, where she pushed for Leslie to answer questions about Bryant's rape case.

Snoop told King in an earlier Instagram video, "back off, bitch before we come get you." 

CBS News President Susan Zirinsky called threats against the CBS This Morning co-anchor "reprehensible."

"We fully support Gayle King and her integrity as a journalist," Zirinsky told the Associated Press Saturday. "We find the threats against her or any journalist doing their job reprehensible."