Offset Says He is Not Homophobic

Offset Says He is Not Homophobic

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Offset has recently been labeled “homophobic” after the lyrics of his new song with YFN Lucci “Boss Life”, raised eyebrows.

The song first dropped last month, but the video just dropped this week, bringing spotlight to the lyric once again. The lyrics goes, “Pinky ring crystal clear, 40k spent on a private Lear/ 60k solitaire/ I cannot vibe with queers.”

Offset quickly addressed the issues via Instagram, posting a picture of the definition of “queer” and giving his reasoning for using that word specifically saying,

I have said before since these issues before that I got love for all people. My passion for fashion has lead me to a lot of gay people around me who I have mad respect for and we are very cool so I’m not in a place where I’m hating like that. When I wrote that I was thinking of words that could rhyme with the others (here, lear, solitaire, bear) and I saw this definition about her having a queer feeling she was being watched and it fit what I was thinking about a stalker creepy paparazzi situation. To me that “queer” I don’t mean someone who’s gay. I mean lame people who film you, post it and stalk you. Lingo that means strange or odd.

I M S O R R Y

I A P O L O G I Z E

I’m offended I offended anybody

We all know Offset needs no more issues right now after his cheating allegations.

I didn’t write the line about gay people. I have said before since these issues before that I got love for all people. My passion for fashion has lead me to a lot of gay people around me who I have mad respect for and we are very cool so I’m not in a place where I’m hating like that. When I wrote that I was thinking of words that could rhyme with the others (here, lear, solitaire, bear) and I saw this definition about her having a queer feeling she was being watched and it fit what I was thinking about a stalker creepy paparazzi situation. To me that “queer” I don’t mean someone who’s gay. I mean lame people who film you, post it and stalk you. Lingo that means strange or odd. I M S O R R Y I A P O L O G I Z E I’m offended I offended anybody

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