Chris Brown Tweets To Support Gay Community And Urges Fans To Sign New Petition

3 October 2013, 13:58

The 'Fine China' singer tells fans to "love who u wanna love" regardless of their gender.

Chris Brown shown his support to the gay community by urging fans to sign a petition to stop the rise in homophobic attacks in the African country of Cameroon.

The 'Turn Up The Music' singer shares a petition on his official Twitter account this week declaring that "love is not a crime" and asking fans to help "stop the hate" by signing up to the campaign, launched by

"Love is not a crime," Chris tweeted this week. "Gay or straight. Love who u wanna love.

"Stop the hate & sign here #Unity," he posted, before adding a day later: "Love God and let faith lead you. U r the only one stopping you from real love."

Check out a picture of Chris Brown in his latest music video below:

The petition currently has over 70,000 people signed up and aims to get 100,000 in an effort to convince Cameroon President Biya to do something about the rise in anti-gay crime in the country.

Chris Brown is currently preparing for the release of his new studio album 'X' on 19th November.