T.I. apologizes for saying Hillary Clinton shouldn't be president because she's a woman
T.I., whose comments on Hillary Clinton's candidacy are best summed up by his conclusion that "you might be able to the Loch Ness Monster elected before you could [get a woman]," has officially apologized after his remarks went viral earlier today (Oct. 13).
"Not to be sexist but, I can't vote for the leader of the free world to be a woman. Just because, every other position that exists, I think a woman could do well. But the president? It's kinda like, I just know that women make rash decisions emotionally -- they make very permanent, cemented decisions -- and then later, it's kind of like it didn't happen, or they didn't mean for it to happen."
"My comments about women running for president were unequivocally insensitive and wrong," the rapper posted on Twitter, adding, "I sincerely apologize to everyone I offended."
In the initial interview with DJ Whoo Kid, T.I. had explained his resistance to a woman in office by saying "women make rash decisions emotionally -- they make very permanent, cemented decisions -- and then later, it's kind of like it didn't happen, or they didn't mean for it to happen. And I sure would hate to just set off a nuke."
You can watch his full remarks -- which also include opinions on "best showman of them all" Donald Trump, as well as Iggy Azalea -- below.
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