The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against
Defamation (GLAAD) is calling out 50 Cent over an anti-gay tweet and
urging followers to do the same.
In response to celebrity blogger Perez
Hilton, who is openly gay, calling 50 Cent a “douchebag,” the
rapper tweeted to his more than 3 million followers: “Perez Hilton
calld me a douchebag so I had my homie shoot up a gay wedding. wasnt
his but still made me feel better.” A photo of two suited men
fleeing an angry mob was attached to the message.
on 50 Cent to let his fans know that anti-gay violence isn't
something to joke about,” the group said on its website.
“Making light of violence against
LGBT people in a time when violent hate crimes are still regularly
perpetrated against our community is not only deeply offensive, but
also potentially inflammatory,” the group added.
GLAAD is urging Twitter followers to
tweet 50 Cent that anti-gay violence is not funny.