50 Cent's endorsement of gay marriage
is raising questions about his own sexual orientation.
In an interview with Vibe,
50 Cent gave a tepid endorsement of marriage equality, saying: “I
think everyone should be happy. I think a fool is going to go
against same sex marriage at this point. The president … look how
long it took him to say he was for same sex marriages. You
understand? I'm up for it. If everyone else is for it, then hey, to
each his own. I don't have personal feelings towards it because I'm
not involved in that lifestyle.”
In addition to pointing out that he's
not gay, 50 Cent added: “So in process, we need organizations for
straight men. We do. We need organizations for straight men in the
case you've been on the elevator and somebody decides they want to
grab your little buns. Times are changing. Those organizations are
set up for at one point they were being attacked for those choices.
Now it's completely different. Obviously [being gay] is more
Discussing 50 Cent's remarks on cabler
Current's The Young Turks, Ana Kasparian, Cenk Uygur and Ben
Mankiewicz questioned the rapper's motivations.
“Every time we touched this issue
with 50 Cent he's way too defensive about it,” Uygur noted. “It's
like if you asked me, 'What do you think Obama's stance on gay
marriage is?' and I go, 'I don't know. I'm not gay.'”