Cracked.com does it again. Personally, I think #3 should have been #1. (I can also think of one high-profile blogosphere apology from these past few weeks which should have been on the list, but I guess they didn’t want to get sued…)
There are many ways to demonstrate that you are genuinely sorry for doing something. Creating a professional wrestling persona with a gimmick based around the very thing for which you’re apologizing does not rank high on the list.