Tyrese is sorry.
During an interview with BET, the “Sweet Lady” singer shared his thoughts on “sluts, skeezers, hoes, tramps, and overly aggressive promiscuous women” who “are never without a man because they don’t have no standards.” He also told women to stop weraing weaves and such if they want a real man. Unsurprisingly, he received a bit of backlash … and rightly so. Hmph!
Prompted by the “social media dragging,” the Fast & Furious actor apologized for his “poor choice of words” and his admittedly “f*cking horrible” delivery. So, essentially, Tyrese is not sorry for WHAT he said, just HOW he said it. That’s a problem.
Ty claims that he is “far from a misogynist, a male chauvinist or flat out mean”; he also thinks he’s full of good intentions. But what the hell could the intent be when you go on a verbal tirade about women and what they should and shouldn’t do. Who are you? Who made you the authority on women?! Furthermore, when are you going to tell men about their problems and how they should act? We’ll wait…
Here’s a bit of advice, Tyrese: Be quiet. Like, really, just don’t talk. Put your ego aside and do like our boy from Compton says: “Be humble. Sit down.”
Read Tyrese’s full apology below. Do you accept?
My mother taught me better than this….. lesson learned in life you will learn that It’s not always “what” you say, it’s the “how” we choose to say it. For the record I’m far from a misogynist, a male chauvinist or flat out mean….. My intentions were there but my delivery fucking horrible…. And clearly all the way off…. And for that I sincerely apologize to all of the ladies… Even after this apology…. Some may likely decide to NOT forgive me…. Time and consistency heals all wounds…. Although I’ve been consistently for years speaking on these topics and some of the same words in my message, I have never experienced what I am experiencing right now. – I’ve been getting dragged and feel the heat from my poor choice of words and approach to my messages, trust me….. Please accept this as my sincere apology for my poor choice of words – Shit gets real when it goes from a social media dragging to my own wife giving me the side eye and coming at me, even she’s not happy with the way I’ve conducted myself…. it’s crazy how non-public figures can say and do some really dumb shit and it will stay amongst your family and friends or local in your hood…. When you have been an entertainer for 15+ years the whole WORLD is literally watching you grow up & learn, bump your head, make mistakes and evolve as the world watches…. This is a real lesson learned… This is not just a regular IG post for me. I want to truly say that I’m sorry, I’m not APOLOGIZING in an effort to be politically correct, I apologize as a man first for the things that I’ve recently said about choices women have the right to make, for the terms that I’ve used and the way I’ve come across. I was raised to think and feel certain ways, and I’m learning new things that combat those messages. I am not perfect or all knowing, nor am I the one to claim to be. I’ve learned things through experience which I share, and through these last couple of weeks, I’ve learned a lot through this well deserved internet dragging…… This is about a man owning up to his actions, taking responsibility, recognizing how to do better, and actually doing better. Ladies you deserve better…
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