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Dua Lipa responds to the homophobic comments made by collaborator, DaBaby, at Miami's Rolling Loud Festival.
Dua Lipa has posted a statement to her socials after DaBaby came under fire for his homophobic comments made during a live performance.
DaBaby said some derogative comments about HIV/AIDS and the LGBTQ+ community to the crowd during his set at the Rolling Loud festival in Miami on Sunday.
Here's what the songstress had to say in response to the upsetting speech...
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On Tuesday, Dua took to Instagram to share a statement that addressed the controversy.
She posted the text to her Instagram story: "I'm surprised and horrified at DaBaby's comments. I really don't recognise this as the person I worked with."
The 'Love Again' singer has been a long-standing ally of the LGBTQ+ community, with many of her releases being considered anthems to queer people.
The 25-year-old star further cemented that her support is with the community.
She continued: "I know my fans know where my heart lies and I stand 100% with the LGBTQ community. We need to come together to fight the stigma and ignorance around HIV/AIDS."
If she would like to replace DaBaby’s verse on levitating I’m totally available https://t.co/UNVhH0gDEU— Victoria Monét (@VictoriaMonet) July 27, 2021
Pop singer, Victoria Monét, even offered up her vocals to replace DaBaby's role in the remix as news of the controversial comments broke.