Travis Scott Blasts Bored Crowd As ‘F****ts’ And ‘Queers,’ Then Later Tweets His ‘Respect For The LGBT Community’

Travis Scott may have just taken a huge hit to his LGBT fan base. During a Sunday night performance, Travis grew irritated when some members of the crowd weren’t enthusiastic enough for his liking. Scott proceeded to lay into a group of bored concertgoers with a series of homophobic slurs.

“I ain’t cool with none of you f****ts who just sitting here looking like a bunch of queers. You wearing a f***ing La Flame shirt, motherf***er, you better act like it, b***h — I’ma rip it off your f***ing back.”

Unfortunately for Travis, that encounter was caught on video by offended members of the audience. Scott’s words were then uploaded to social media.

Travis is clearly aware that homophobic language can be a career killer today. Within hours of the video beginning to pick up coverage, Scott has already taken to Twitter in order to explain his outburst.

AT MY SHOWS I GET A LIL TURNT UP. SORRY FOR THAT BUT NEVER WILL I EVER DISRESPECT THAT COMMUNITY. — TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) September 7, 2015

THANKS BEING SAID MY APOLOGIES TO ANYONE THATS OFFENDED. MY WORDS WERENT OUT OF BAD MEANING AND IN NO DISRESPECT.

— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) September 7, 2015

RT @trvisXX: BEFORE U JUMP ON MY BACK I HAVE NOTHING BUT RESPECT FOR LGBT COMMUNITY. DONT TAKE MY… http://t.co/dGebR7UP6F — TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) September 7, 2015

RT @trvisXX: TRAVIS ISNT HOMOPHOBIC WHATSOEVER SO DONT THINK OF THROWING ME IN THAT CATEGORY.

— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) September 7, 2015

Ok moving on — TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) September 7, 2015

I DONT WANT U TO THINK OF ME AS A SPAZZ. THOUGH WHEN I GET EXCITED I TEND TO SAY THE FIRST THING ON MY MIND OUT LOUD.

— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) September 7, 2015

IVE BEEN WORKING ON THAT AS A PERSON TAKES TIME BUT WE ALL AINT PERFECT. — TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) September 7, 2015

Several of the responses to Scott’s apology seemed less than impressed with his groveling. Travis is now faced with the difficult task of convincing the public that he didn’t mean words that they’ve now seen him say. Scott’s situation is duly problematic because the comments are so fresh. Some even called for Rihanna to end her association with him.

Despite Travis encountering heavy controversy over his homophobic remarks, many of his fans — even a few identifying as LGBT — were supportive of his desire to learn from the situation.

@trvisXX saying faggots and queers isn’t cool but we all learn man. move on from the bs.

— A R I E L ☹ (@yeezushealy) September 7, 2015

@trvisXX dont let people put bad intentions on your words, we all know that you are trying to inspire a generation. KEEP TURNIN UP TRAVIS

— valle (@verslehautee) September 7, 2015

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