Michelle Shocked Told An Audience In San Francisco That “God Hates Fags”

The singer, who was at one point a lesbian, has a history of homophobic statements. posted on

1. Folk singer Michelle Shocked stunned an audience in San Francisco last night by going off on a homophobic rant.

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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.

That was fuck-ing cra-zy! I was tweeting Michelle Shocked's set onstage (for her). All cool. 2nd set, she got up went full hate speech.

Eerie foreshadowing at Michelle Shocked show--before the show she talked about how "people seem like your friends then they turn on you"

@TheGuapo" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/TheGuapo">@TheGuapo Was her rant sincere? Was there no hint of irony whatsoever?

@JamesHinckley2" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/JamesHinckley2">@JamesHinckley2 Totally sincere. Super anti-gay and hateful.

@Murray_Burns" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/Murray_Burns">@Murray_Burns @colecoonce" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/colecoonce">@colecoonce @MShocked" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/MShocked">@MShocked she said gay marriage would cause the end of the world. She stood on stage and shouted "god hates fags"

@dolface" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/dolface">@dolface wow, she's a total bigot and said so on stage. It was unreal. We had to leave. I am so disappointed.

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.

Via Queerty

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