After already inflaming the anger of Americans after 9-11 when he argued “who gives a fu** about New York when elephants are being killed”, Lee Ryan is again raising eyebrows after being asked about his chances at cracking the U.S. as a solo artist. “America is a big myth. People think of it as the Holy Grail of the industry,” the former Blue star said, according to The Mirror. “It would be amazing to go over there and have a shot but, at the same time, I’m happy being successful in the UK, Asia and the rest of Europe.” He added, “America is very, very racist in the way that if you’re white, you can’t go on black radio and if you’re black, you can’t really go on white radio.”
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