Simi Tenders Apology To The LGBTQ Community Over Homophobic Remarks

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Nigerian songstress, Simi has apologized to the LGBT (Lesbians, Gay, and Bisexual, Transgender) Community over her derogatory remarks in the past.

It would be recalled that Simi in her Youtube series “Stoopid Sessions” stated that homosexuality is wrong. Due to her statement, she was called out by Gay activist, Bisi Alimi called out Simi for being a disgrace and for promoting homophobic violence. However, the singer who recently welcomed her first child in May took to her Twitter age to tender an apology.

In a lengthy letter addressed to the LGBT community, Simi stated they don’t deserve the hate or don’t deserve to live in fear because of who they are. She apologized for carelessly addressing an issue that was a matter of life and death for many and said it was never her intention to hurt anybody.

According to her, she didn’t understand their anger at her and feels they also misunderstood her. She further revealed that ]she recently found out that someone was almost killed because they were a member of the LGBT community. She understands discrimination being a woman and but didn’t understand theirs and is sorry she had to learn it at their expense.

See the tweet below:

Simi Apology to LGBT Community

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