Michelle Shocked Cuts Radio ‘Apology’ Short, Fights On Twitter

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Michelle Shocked’s anti-gay remarks have doubtlessly gotten the singer more media attention than any other point of her career, but despite what some say was a half-hearted apology, Shocked continues to prolong the confusion about what she really meant on Twitter after cutting short a radio interview today.

On Sunday, Michelle Shocked’s anti-gay rant (seemingly) shocked an audience, as the singer demanded attendees begin to tweet that she had been spewing epithets.

(Today, a longer and more comprehensive yet confusing account of what transpired emerged on The Hollywood Reporter.)

As The Inquisitr reported earlier, Shocked seemed to suggest she was trying to say that she still loved people who preached hate toward gay people, not that she herself felt that way genuinely.

Saying she was “damn sorry” about the controversy, Shocked added:

“If I could repeat the evening, I would make a clearer distinction between a set of beliefs I abhor, and my human sympathy for the folks who hold them.”

But if clarity was what Michelle Shocked was going for after the gay comment controversy, she managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory today with a confusing radio appearance to elucidate her remarks followed by an even more incomprehensible Twitter battle with host Nicole Sandler.

After cutting out (listenable on the clip below) Michelle Shocked began tweeting back and forth with Sandler, saying:

Sandler’s replies included:

After the back and forth, the radio host finally added:

Here’s a YouTube audio clip of Michelle Shocked’s aborted radio interview: