American rapper also known by his stage name Tekashi69. His violent rapping style has defined his music, while his colorful rainbow hair, copious tattoos, legal problems, and high-profile celebrity feuds have defined his contentious public persona.
The rapper has done nothing to deserve the hateful comments and crude jokes that have made him a viral sensation on social media. We ask that you please report the viral video if you come across it, and we explain the context in which people have felt compelled to discuss 6ix9ine’s s@xuality and provide unsolicited opinions.
‘Is 6ix9ine G@y’ Rumor Stems From A Tweet With A False Quote
One particular Tweet, which featured a photo of the rapper and another man, started the “Is 6ix9ine g@y?” allegation. The musician is shown putting a seemingly friendly kiss on the unnamed person’s cheek. However, the false comment that supposedly came from the rapper himself conveys the wrong message.
6ix9ine, revealed in a recent interview that he has been obsessed with “to the boy who saved my life” by Noah Vela.
“I’m happy to announce that I’m coming out as gay and have a boyfriend. Noah’s song really touched my soul and made me feel okay to come out of the closet.” pic.twitter.com/sFAljGzAOY
— Noah Vela (@NoahVela_) May 16, 2023
There’s no evidence that 6ix9ine ever said such in an interview, and the same account has spread other unsubstantiated stories about celebrities, like the one that Zendaya and Tom Holland are “taking a break” from one other.
The rapper seems unconcerned by the latest speculation because he has already commented on similar rumors. In 2017, he uploaded a photo to Instagram, saying, “People assume I’m g@y. I like to think of myself as pretty hip. With my eyes closed, I can count to ten.
Netizens Respond Ro 6ix9ine G@y Claim
After the aforementioned content was widely shared online, individuals responded by creating a deluge of amusing memes. Many people have speculated that the rapper’s decision to have rainbow-colored dreadlocks was a subtle hint at his s*xuality.
Black twitter after finding out why 6ix9ine is trending… pic.twitter.com/508MCGc9rH
— Brooklyn (@BrooklynBoyB) May 16, 2023
Despite Twitter users seeing multiple debunkings of the LGBT allegations under different posts, many still believed the most recent accusations.