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