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‘Nobody deserves hate like you’re often given’ – Simi apologizes to the LGBTQ community

Singer, Simi is apologizing to the LGBTQ community for a homophobic comment that she made on her show, ‘Stoopid Sessions’. 

During an episode that was supposed to tackle dating among millennials, and which was co-hosted by Sess, Kiekie and Iyanuoluwa, she made the statement, saying,

“They say they’re born that way, but I haven’t seen any biological proof.”

The comment drew widespread criticism from members of the LGBTQ community including Bisi Alimi, who gave her a piece of his mind.

Now, the singer who recently welcomed a child has taken to social media to tender an apology for her statement, saying that she carelessly addressed the issue, which is a matter of life and death.

She went further by saying that she is a learning phase and while she understands discrimination as a woman, she is still learning to understand the full grasp of how the LGBTQ community experiences it.

Read her full statement in full:

'Nobody deserves hate like you're often given' - Simi apologizes to the LGBTQ community

Simbiat Haroun studied Computer Science at the University of Lagos. She enjoys doing research and spends most of her time reading. She can be contacted at simbiat@sidomexuniversal.com.



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