Fantasia: I'm Not Homophobic

The singer says her statement "The world is gone mad ... gay marriage legal but yet I'm judged" was misrepresented.

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"Bloggers, please stop misrepresenting the facts." That's singer Fantasia Barrino's message to those who thought it was less than LGBT-friendly when she included legal gay marriage among a list of things indicating that the world had "gone mad." As Rolling Out reports, in that Instagram rant defending herself against criticism for having had a relationship with a married man, she said:

I Rise ABOVE IT ALL!!! THE WORLD IS GONE MAD. KIDS, THE GOVERMENT, THE church House ... Everybody Trying!!!!!!!" the singer wrote. "It's a lot that going on that the Bible speaks about we should Not be doing. Weed legal in some places, Gay Marriage Legal BUT YET IM JUDGED!!! Im not doing Nothing for you ... My Life!!!!

Her management responded to the (not surprising) resulting backlash, declaring Barrino a strong supporter of "the LGBT community." She personally added, "I, Fantasia Monique Barrino, don't judge anyone because I don't want to be judged. The gay community is one of my largest supporters. I support the gay community as the support me. Bloggers, please stop misrepresenting the facts."

Perhaps it would help if she would stop "misrepresenting" her own views?

Read more at Rolling Out.

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