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    Sorry Psy Plays DC Christmas Gig

    WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 9: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with South Korean musician PSY (C), next to host Conan O'Brien (L) and performer Scotty McCreery (R) during the "Christmas in Washington" concert at the National Building Museum on December 9, 2012 in Washington, D.C. The concert benefits the National Childrens Medical Center and is hosted by comedian Conan O'Brien. (Molly Riley-Pool/Getty Images)

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    Psy says the years since he sang graphic lyrics that called for the killing of American soldiers have changed him. And before performing for the U.S. commander in chief at Sunday’s Christmas in Washington concert, he said “I deserve it” if past misdeeds brought down his recent stunning success. The “Gangnam Style” artist became a sudden and unexpected subject of controversy last week—but it seems the Beltway crowd showed the remorseful pop star some Christmas charity. “I really, fully regret the using of [those] kinds of words,” Psy said in a preshow interview. Then it was time to perform: “Oppan Christmas style!”

    Read it at The Washington Post