The anti-gay slurs heard around the world.
Celebs Making Homophobic Comments
Celebs Caught Making Homophobic Comments
Chris Brown is the latest celebrity caught making homophobic comments. In a fit of rage, Chris lashed out a photographers whom he thought had set him to get a ticket for his illegally parked car. A video shows the BET-award nominated singer yelling, "Y'all n***gers is gay." This comes on the heels of Tracy Morgan's numerous apologies for a gay rant in a Nashville comedy club. Soul singer Cee-Lo also had to issue an apology for making some not-so-nice comments about a reporter's sexual orientation on Twiiter. Count in Kobe Bryant and Joakim Noah's recent "F" bombs on the court and there's no denying these famous slip-ups are not to be dismissed. Take a look at who else has made homophobic comments.
Tracy Morgan’s Comedy Act
Tracy Morgan at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium and went into a rant about what would happen if a child of his were gay.What He Said:“Gays need to quit being p**sies and not be whining about something as insignificant as bullying."He added, "Gay is something that kids learn from the media and programming.""[My son] better talk to me like a man and not in a gay voice or I'll pull out a knife and stab that little n**ger to death." Afterward, Tracy told the crowd, "I don't "f*cking care if I piss off some gays, because if they can take a f*cking d**k up their ass ... they can take a f*cking joke."
SouljaBoy’s Twtter Rant
Earlier this month Souljaboy claimed his Twitter account had been hacked when he received flack for posting the following:"I'm gonna keep talking sh*t to these white f*ggots until they unlike my page. f**king weirdo stalkers!"
Chris Brown’s Parking Lot Fiasco
Yesterday, right before Chris Brown talked his way out of a parking ticket he accused the paparazzi of snitching to the police to get a shot of him in trouble.What He Said:"Y'all n**gas is weak. Did you all call them to try and film me? Ya’ll n*ggas is gay.” He later tweeted: "I have total respect for Gay community and my intention was not to insult anyone in it."
Cee Lo’s Twitter Meltdown
After Cee Lo opened for Rihanna in Atlanta, music writer Andrea Swenson gave his performance a less than kind review. In response he tweeted to her: "I respect your criticism, but be fair! People enjoyed last night! I'm guessing you're gay? And my masculinity offended you? Well f—k you!"His apology: "She was very critical of me. At the time I didn't even know what gender the person was. I was being a little outspoken that night, a little outrageous. I always expect people to assume that everything I do is part of my character and sense of humor. I assumed that whoever it was would assume it was all in good fun. It wasn't taken so well, apparently.”
Kobe’s Poor Courtside Behavioral
In April, during a Lakers game referee Bennie Adams slammed Kobe Bryant with a technical foul.As the cameras pan and upset Kobe it appeared he mouthed the words, "F**king f**got."The next day after Twitter exploded with criticism toward the player’s actions he made a pre-game phone call to Human Rights Campaign president Joe Solmonese. Solmonese released a statement saying that Bryant apologized for using the homophobic slur and expressed understanding and regret for how his words were hurtful and could be used by some to discriminate.
Joakim Noah Lost His Cool
During a playoff game between the Chicago Bulls and the Miami Heat in May, bulls player Joakim Noah was upset over being benched for a second foul early in the game and the cameras appeared to catch him saying “F**k you, f**got." to a fan sitting behind him.Speaking to reporters in the locker room afterwards Noah said, "I apologize. The fan said something to me that I thought was disrespectful, and I got caught up in the moment, and I said some things that I shouldn't have said. I was frustrated and I don't mean no disrespect to anybody. I just got caught up."He was charged a $50,00 fine by the NBA.