Wendy Williams responded to the backlash from followers who referred to as her out for her insensitive remarks about homosexual males on the February 13 episode of her present. The host says she’s really sorry for offending her LGBTQ+ followers.
Wendy Williams is proudly owning as much as her errors and apologizing after making insensitive feedback about homosexual males on her discuss present. Wendy, clad in a bathrobe, posted an apology video to Instagram on February 14, telling followers that she was “deeply” sorry for saying that homosexual males ought to “cease sporting our skirts and our heels.” “I’ll begin by saying that I apologize; I didn't imply to offend my LGTBQ+ neighborhood on yesterday’s present,” Wendy started her video. “I didn't understand till I received house and watched the second operating of our present right here in New York. And I at all times watch after I can to critique my supply… I’m very persnickety about how I do my present, and one factor I can let you know is that I by no means do my present in a spot of malice.”
Wendy’s offensive feedback got here through the Scorching Matters section on the prime of the February 13 episode, when she seen males in her viewers clapping as she talked about Galentine’s Day, the unofficial vacation about girls supporting one another. “For those who’re a person and also you’re clapping, you’re not even part of this. You don’t perceive the principles of the day. It’s girls going out and getting saucy after which going house. You’re not a component,” Wendy shockingly mentioned. “I don’t care when you’re homosexual. You don’t get a [period] each 28 days. You are able to do loads that we do, however I get offended by the concept that we undergo one thing you'll by no means undergo. And cease sporting our skirts and our heels. Simply saying, ladies, what do we have now for ourselves?”
She was instantly hit with backlash for her insensitive remarks, and it seems that she received the message. “I didn’t imply to harm anybody’s emotions. I’m simply having a dialog. For those who’ve recognized me lengthy sufficient, then you already know,” she continued in her apology video. “I’m 55 years outdated, and possibly I seemed like your auntie, your mom, your huge sister, or any individual out of contact. I’m not out of contact, apart from maybe yesterday after I mentioned what I mentioned.”
She ended with a honest promise to her followers, as she teared up: “So, I deeply apologize, and I deeply recognize the assist that I get from the neighborhood. I'll do higher. I recognize you supporting me. Thanks.”