1. Folk singer Michelle Shocked stunned an audience in San Francisco last night by going off on a homophobic rant.
2. According to fans who attended her gig at Yoshi’s, she launched into a tirade against gays – ending with her telling people ”You can go on Twitter and say ‘Michelle Shocked says God hates fags’” - in her second set.
8. Since the news broke, fans have retaliated by vandalizing the singer’s Wikipedia page.
9. This behavior shouldn’t come as a huge surprise. Shocked has said some very bigoted things about gays in the past.
In this interview from 2008, she addresses her past as a lesbian, and how she reconciles that with her beliefs as a born again Christian.
10. Here’s a choice bit from another interview from 2008.
This one is from the Dallas Observer.