50 Cent has joined a growing list of rappers that publicly endorse marriage equality. “I think everyone should be happy,” he said. “I think a fool is going to go against same sex marriage at this point.” The Atlantic reports:
The wave of rappers endorsing marriage equality has ranged from actual anti-homophobia to a more libertarian “meh.” Now we have 50 Cent also endorsing marriage equality but wary of gays getting getting “special” rights:
“I think everyone should be happy. I think a fool is going to go against same sex marriage at this point. The President…look how long it took him to say he was for same sex marriages. You understand? I’m up for it. If everyone else is for it, then hey, to each his own. I don’t have personal feelings towards it because I’m not involved in that lifestyle. I want people to be happy. It makes for everything to be better…”
“So in process, we need organizations for straight men. We do. We need organizations for straight men in the case you’ve been on the elevator and somebody decides they want to grab your little buns. Times are changing. Those organizations are set up for at one point they were being attacked for those choices. Now its completely different. Obviously [homosexuality] is more socially accepted.”
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