DaBaby took to Twitter and Instagram to apologize for his homophobic remarks after he stated that his gay fans “don’t have HIV/AIDS” because they’re not “nasty” or “junkies.” He made the remarks while addressing another crude comment targeted at men and women.
Due to the large amounts of backlash he was facing, he was forced to apologize for his actions. Somehow, his Instagram apology got deleted from his account, while the one on Twitter is still up. The post stated:
“Social media moves so fast that people want to demolish you before you even have the opportunity to grow, educate, and learn from your mistakes,” he write. “As a man who has had to make his own way from very difficult circumstances, having people I know publicly working against me — knowing that what I needed was education on these topics and guidance – has been challenging.”
The rapper also apologized to the LGBTQ+ community:
“…for the hurtful and triggering comments I made. Again, I apologize for my misinformed comments about HIV/AIDS and I know education on this is important. Love to all. God bless.”
It is unknown whether the post was taken down by Instagram or if he personally deleted it. Due to the heavy criticism, DaBaby was dropped from a couple of music events. It seems that this story is far from over for DaBaby, and now he has to explain why that initial apology was deleted.
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