George Lopez has apologized for using the word "piggy" to describe Hollywood actress Kirstie Alley, who has battled weight issues for years.
The New York Daily News said Lopez apologized via Twitter Thursday to Alley for his remarks.
"I misjudged the joke," he tweeted. "No malice was intended and I apologize to Kirstie."
Shortly before Lopez's apology, Alley told her fans not to "worry about George's comments," the Daily News said.