The Bachelorette's Garrett Yrigoyen sorry to who he offended for liking ...

Garrett Yrigoyen is sorry if he offended you.

The Bachelorette contestant, 29, took to Instagram Thursday to apologize after it was revealed he had liked a number of memes on social media aimed at the transgender community, undocumented immigrants and survivors of the Parkland High School massacre.

'I am sorry to those who I offended, and I also take full responsibility for my "likes" on Instagram that were hurtful and offensive,' wrote Yrigoyen, one of the 28 bachelors seeking romance with Becca Kufrin on the show's 14th season.

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Backpedaling: The Bachelorette's Garrett Yrigoyen apologized via social media Thursday and implored people to be careful before hitting 'like' on a social media post 

The liked posts in question were uploaded to social media by Bachelor alum Ashley Spivey, who added, 'FYI d*****bags we can see your likes.'

He said he decided to pull down his former Instagram account, under the handle garret_yrigs12, so he could 'start fresh' and shake off his past mistakes.

'To those who I have hurt and offended: This is all new to me,' said the reality star, who noted he 'went on the Bachelorette for the adventure and possibility of falling in love, not fame,' and

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