Rapper Yung Miami, of the rap group City Girls, has made a reputation for herself as a controversial determine within the hip-hop world. The 24-year-old rapper made feedback in 2011 about how she thought Haitians have been “black ugly and tacky” and stated in 2013 that she wouldn’t need considered one of her sons to be homosexual -- each of which she later publicly apologized for.
But Miami discovered herself in additional sizzling water on Tuesday (Nov. 13) after her look on Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club, the place she doubled down on her homophobic statements. Speaking with host Charlamagne Tha God, Miami was requested about her controversial tweet that stated what she would do if she had a homosexual son. “I didn’t tweet nothing about them [the LGBTQ community],” she stated. “I used to be simply speaking about my son. I simply stated that if I noticed something homosexual in my son, that I might beat him.”
After her earlier statements resurfaced, Miami issued a proper apology in an Instagram publish in August of this yr, saying that she didn't intend to offend her followers with what she stated. “I perceive how it may be seen as offensive to the LGBTQ neighborhood,” her publish stated. “I additionally notice how insensitive my feedback have been to my followers and followers … my deepest apologies and coronary heart goes out to those that have seen that tweet and have been offended.”
On the present Tuesday, the rapper rapidly tried to make clear her assertion, saying that folks had taken her feedback the flawed means. “But that’s identical to when your mama tells you, ‘If you break my desk I’m gonna beat the shit out of you,’” she stated. “That don’t imply she’s gonna beat the shit out of you, she’s simply saying it.”
Miami additionally stated she didn’t have an issue with homosexual individuals, although she wouldn't again down from the son feedback. “I've completely nothing in opposition to homosexual individuals, however I wouldn’t need my son to be homosexual,” she stated. “I’m round plenty of homosexual individuals all the time; my stylist is homosexual, my cousin is homosexual.”
Twitter customers rapidly decried the rapper, saying that her feedback have been homophobic, hateful and anti-LGBTQ. Miami has not but issued an announcement or apology for her feedback on The Breakfast Club. Watch the total interview beneath: