Stormzy has posted homophobic tweets calling people ‘faggots’ and ‘proper gay’

attends/performs on day 3 of the Glastonbury Festival 2017 at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 24, 2017 in Glastonbury, England.

Stormzy, the chart-topping hip-hop artist, has posted a number of homophobic tweets, PinkNews can reveal.

The Londoner, who has hit headlines for his vocal support of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, repeatedly accused other users of being “a faggot,” “a fag” or “gay”.

In at least 19 tweets between 2011 and 2014, the MOBO Award-winning artist outlined what he thought deserved this kind of homophobic response.

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 15: Stormzy poses for a photo during a visit to Kiss FM Studio's on November 15, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)


In his mind, it was “proper gay” for men to dance, style their hair, show affection towards other men, not have sex before marriage or own a teddy bear.

Also included in this limiting stereotype was the act of calling another man attractive and not being confident with women.

Stormzy’s debut album, Gang Signs & Prayer, became the first grime album to go to number one in the UK.

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Stormzy wins 'Most Entertaining Celeb!' at the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards 2017 at Wembley Arena on October 22, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)


And the video for his most popular song, SHUT UP, has attracted more than 69 million views on YouTube.

Maybe the hip-hop artist should have taken his own advice.

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