'Gangnam Style' Rapper Psy's Anti-American Past

The Korean YouTube star is under fire for an anti-American song he performed in 2004.
3:00 | 12/10/12

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The latest tempest turned up by the singer who released "gangnam style" on the world. He was at a benefit, to perform, but first, he had to apologize. Is ththis is a shocker. Didnhis one coming. The author of the "please get this out of my head" dance craze, inspiring gangnam style. He has a controversial past. Late sunday, the president and his family mingled with evils and posed in front of a christmas tree at what is usually a festive buts worthy christmas in washington event. There was controversy mixed in courtesy of this guy in the red top. He is psy. You know him from the "gangnam style" music video. He made countless americans dance around like drunken horse. He has a history of vitriolic anti-americanism. Yes, psy, he's been on every talk show from "ellen" to "leno." BACK IN THE EARLY 2000s, HE GOT Up on tv and smashed an american toy tank. He sang kill those exple active yankees. Kill them all slowly and painfully. He issued an apology. Despitn online uproar, the president decided to attend the christmas show. The white house said it insists it has no control over the guest list. What will happen next to his career. If you were sitting around making up horrible things that a pop star would say to get them in trouble, you would have hard time coming up with worse things than this. ♪ Gangnam style ♪ Reporter: The man with the invisible hobs and lasso has to decide how to rein it all in. Those were tough words to undo, though. I don't know. They were.

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