B. Simone Accused Of Being Transphobic, Anti-LGBT After 2017 Interview Resurfaces
It's been rough for B. Simone as of late. The social media influencer was at the top of her game without a care in the world just a few months ago, but in recent weeks, she's been the target of controversy. First, she told Nick Cannon that she doesn't date men who work nine-to-five jobs because she desires to be with an entrepreneur and people slammed her for her comments. Then, bloggers and writers came forward to say that portions of her manifestation book were plagiarized, an accusation that B. Simone confronted head-on as she accepted responsibility for her team dropping the ball.
On Friday (June 26), B. Simone found herself at the forefront of controversy after an old interview resurfaced. Back in 2017, B. Simone sat down with the Whoreible Decisions podcast and talked about dating in Atlanta. She stated that you have to be careful because "you been done swiped up on a tr*nny and you won't know until you're in the bedroom with 'em." She then called the ATL a "mess" and said "I have nothing against the LGBT, lettuce, bacon, tomato community, but I love all y'all. One of my best friends is a tr*nny but she's honest and open."
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B. Simone emphasized that she has many gay friends and is an ally, but she has a problem with those on the "down low" who hide their sexuality. The group then went on to discuss how they define "tr*nny" and "crossdressers." Once again, the backlash was swift, and people accused B. Simone of being transphobic. Check out the clip below along with a few reactions.