DaBaby admits he’d handle controversy surrounding 2021 homophobic rants differently

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DaBaby laid low after the controversy surrounding his comments about sexually transmitted diseases and the LGBTQ community at Rolling Loud Miami in 2021. In hindsight, he admits he’d handle things differently if he could.

“I would apologize, I didn’t mean to, like I’m this type of person, like I’m gonna fight to the tooth and nail, like if I, you know what I mean?” he said on a recent episode of The Shop Uninterrupted. “My character and my intentions – that’s something I am never going to let you make me out, I’m not a bad person. I’m unfaltering on that.”

DaBaby had made a controversial shoutout at the show, saying, “If you didn’t show up today with HIV, AIDS, or any of them deadly sexually transmitted diseases that’ll make you die in two to three weeks, then put your cellphone lighter up,” among other things.

He tried to explain himself and apologize, but the damage had been done. His comments were denounced by many, he was nixed from a few music festivals and he was canceled by many of his fans.

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