Snoop Dogg deletes anti-gay Instagram rant, but we're still pretty disappointed
Snoop Dogg showed his true homophobic tendencies when he posted a rant against gay people, calling a man "f.A.G." and sharing a photo of two men in bed with an anti-gay caption.
When an Instagram user left a negative post on Snoop Dogg's page, the rapper retaliated with a message that included the now-deleted photo of two seemingly gay men in a bed. He captioned the image with the inflammatory message, "U n ya boyfriend since u like Jumpn on my page disrespectn bitch boy go suck ya man n get off my line f.A.G."
Dogg deleted the tweet after he began getting backlash for it, but Buzzfeed's Chris Geidner captured a screen shot and posted it on his own account, along with a comment on the issue.
"Tonight, @SnoopDogg Tweeted, Then Deleted, An Anti-Gay Slur At An Instagram User," Geidner wrote, adding a link to his story on the site. "OK, more directly: @SnoopDogg called a guy a 'f.A.G.' tonight on Instagram."
While Dogg has made several comments about homosexuality in the past, he says he accepts gays and thinks no one should be kept from doing what they want. However, he has repeatedly said he feels that gay men can't really be successful rappers since rap is only for manly men.
"It's like a football team," Dogg told the Huffington Post, referring to Frank Ocean coming out as gay. "You can't be in a locker room full of motherf***ing tough-ass dudes, then all of a sudden say, 'Hey, man, I like you.' You know, that's going to be tough."
He added, "It's acceptable in the singing world, but in the rap world I don't know if it will ever be acceptable because rap is so masculine... I don't have a problem with gay people. I got some gay homies."