Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Billy Porter Claps Back At Kevin Hart & Homophobic Language

Billy Porter (photo: Lizzy Sullivan)

Tony Award winner and Golden Globe nominee for the acclaimed FX series Pose, Billy Porter, slammed comedian Kevin Hart over past homophobic language in a new interview with Consequence of Sound.

Hart recently had to step down from hosting the upcoming Oscars after past tweets using homophobic slurs came to light.

Porter wasn't having it.

“People think that words don’t matter. I’m going to get into this Kevin Hart thing for just a second. Because it’s not about you having a joke. That’s not what it’s about…

"I say to Kevin Hart, and I say to D.L. Hughley, I say to those people who think that they don’t need to apologize for shit and dig their heels in their toxic masculinity: But you want your rights! You want people to stop shooting your children in the back? But yet still, you turn around and oppress other people the same way you’re being oppressed.

"Fuck that. Fuck you. We’re done."

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