Fifth Harmony’s Dinah Jane Hansen Accused Of Being ‘Homophobic’ Over ‘So Gay’ Comments

Emily Hutchinson - Author

Mar. 1 2017, Updated 2:15 a.m. ET

Fifth Harmony star Dinah Jane Hansen is being accused of being “homophobic” after appearing to use the word “gay” as an insult in a video posted to Snapchat.

Perez Hilton posted the clip that was originally posted to Dinah Jane’s Snapchat to Twitter on September 18, where he claimed that the Fifth Harmony star’s comments were “not cute” and slammed the singer for her remarks.

“I found the @dinahjane97 from @FifthHarmony ‘gay’ video,” Hilton wrote alongside the clip of Hansen. “Not cute, girl. Not cute at all!”

In the clip, Dinah Jane appears to be refer to an unnamed person as “gay,” seemingly telling Fifth Harmony fans, “He thinks he’s so cute, so gay.”

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It’s not clear exactly who Dinah Jane was referring to in the clip, though a number of social media users were quick to accuse the Fifth Harmony singer of being “homophobic” with her comments, taking to Twitter to make their feelings known about Hansen’s Snapchat video.

“In the context she was using… She was being homophobic,” Twitter user @SpinThatShhh claimed of Hansen’s “so gay” comments.

“I love Dinah but using gay as an insult is so wrong,” Fifth Harmony fan @BLMNormani added on the 140-character site shortly after the clip surfaced. “She was so wrong for saying that. [I don’t even know] how some of y’all are defending her.”

Other Fifth Harmony fans were quick to note that Hansen didn’t appear to be intentionally homophobic with her remarks, but pointed out that Dinah Jane’s remarks in the video could be offensive to the LGBT community.


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