Oprah tells T.I. to 'hush' after his sexist Clinton comments
Monday, rapper T.I. found himself in a world of hurt after making sexist comments about a woman’s inability to successfully serve as president. Now, one of the most powerful women in the world is publicly telling him to have a seat.
When TMZ caught up with media mega-mogul Oprah Winfrey on Wednesday, they informed her of the VH1 star’s comments, to which she immediately responded with disbelief.
“Nobody said that, in this day and age,” Winfrey initially pushed back.
Once she realized that someone had been foolish enough to share these sentiments, she offered some sage advice.
“Well, you know what I say to that… I want to say, ‘Honey child, hush your mouth. You don’t know what you’re talking about.’ That’s what I would say… I don’t buy it, you know, it’s not true. I think people just like to talk.”
While the rapper has since apologized for his statement, his wife Tiny has also chosen to give some context to this incident stating, “He just lives in the old ‘man takes care of woman,’ chivalry-type-thing.” She later added, “He might’ve been thinking about me at the time.”
Check out Oprah’s response above, and Tiny’s take below.