T.I. Says Gays Are Too Sensitive, 'Not American'


Being incarcerated gives you a lot of time to think, and in the December issue of Vibe T.I. shares some wise words on the controversy over homophobic remarks Tracy Morgan made at a comedy club (and later apologized for multiple times). According to an excerpt from the article, T.I. says:

Man, I will say this, the funniest joke I ever heard Tracy say during a stand-up was, ‘C’mon man, I think gay people are too sensitive. If you can take a dick, you can take a joke.’ [Cracks up laughing.] That shit was funny to me. And it’s kind of true.’ While T.I. makes clear that he supports anyone’s sexual preference, he then connects, in his opinion, a current oversensitivity among gay people with a consequential and ironic offense of the First Amendment. “They’re like,‘If you have an opinion against us, we’re gonna shut you down.’ … That’s not American. If you’re gay you should have the right to be gay in peace, and if you’re against it you should have the right to be against it in peace.’

Really, gay people! You guys should learn to laugh it off when somebody peacefully declares that they’d stab their kid to death if he was gay. Except for the lesbians, of course. Since you’ve clearly stated your lack of interest in dicks, no one expects you to take a joke. [Via N.Y. Mag]

Earlier: Tracy Morgan Under Fire For Homophobic Rant At Live Show

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