T.I. apologizes for saying Hillary Clinton shouldn't be president because she's a woman

Rapper T.I. Says He Won't Vote For Hillary Clinton 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."


T.I. on Hillary Clinton: 'I Can't Vote For the Leader of the Free World To Be A Woman'

"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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