Adam Richman Apologizes for 'Inexcusable Remarks' on Twitter and Instagram

The "Man v. Food" host had suggested that a critic kill himself.

ByABC News
July 1, 2014, 11:00 AM

— -- After a Twitter and Instagram exchange that resulted in his latest show “Man Finds Food” being put on hold, Adam Richman has apologized for saying some unsavory things to his critics on social media.

In a statement to ABC News, Richman said he is sorry for his "inexcusable remarks."

"I've long struggled with my body image and have worked very hard to achieve a healthy weight," Richman said.

'Man vs. Food' Star Apologizes for Twitter Rant

Richman's rough comments started after he put his 70-pound weight loss on display for the latest issue of Cosmopolitan UK, then Instagrammed a picture of his new body with the hashtag "thinspiration."

This hashtag didn't go over so well with readers. The word can often be associated with anorexia and commentors took to social media to let the "Man V. Food" star know it.

He fired back with his own remarks -- including one regrettable comment: "Grab a razor blade and draw a bath. I doubt anyone will miss you."

He also commented on another user's Instagram post with the term "DILLIGAF," meaning "Does it look like I give a f***" after she had made a comment.

For that comment and others that might have offended anyone, Richman added in his statement, "I'm incredibly sorry to everyone I've hurt."

The Travel Channel did not respond to a request for comment.

"Man Finds Food," which was supposed to air on Wednesday, has been postponed.