"In one interview, I made a mistake," he said. "I am really sorry. I really respect China and the Chinese people. Sorry."
Cena reiterated his apology in the video's caption, writing "I love and respect China and Chinese people."
According to the New York Post, Cena's comment about Taiwan came during an interview with a Taiwanese broadcaster, where he said in Mandarin that "Taiwan is the first country that can watch 'F9.' "