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Stormzy issues public apology for sending homophobic tweets

LGBT+ website PinkNews unearthed a host of offensive insults on his Twitter feed

  • Patrick Hinton
  • 22 November 2017
Stormzy issues public apology for sending homophobic tweets

Stormzy has apologised for making a string of homophobic comments on his Twitter feed between 2011 and 2014.

LGBT+ website PinkNews ran an editorial today calling out the comments, which include calling children and TV characters “fucking fag”, and referring to affection between friends and being mature as “so gay” and “proper gay”.

Stormzy has since apologised on Twitter, writing: “The comments I made were unacceptable and disgusting, full stop. Comments that I regret and to everyone I’ve offended, I am sorry, these are attitudes I’ve left in the past.”

See his full apology below.

Patrick Hinton is Mixmag's Digital Staff Writer, follow him on Twitter

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