Femcee Iggy Azalea was scheduled to perform this Saturday, June 13th at the Pittsburgh Pride festival but unfortunately, she had to pull the plug on her own appearance due to past homophobic slang used on Twitter. The “Fancy” rapper apparently used some harsh language that came off as homophobic years ago which caused LGBT activists to protest her appearance. Without putting up a fight, Iggy decided to save herself the trouble and just made the decision to not appear. She took to her Twitter to write a long, heart-felt letter to explain her reasoning behind not performing at the Pride festival.

Click below to see Iggy’s long message to her fans.

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“I am truly disappointed that I have to share this news, but I will no longer be performing at Pittsburgh Pride on June 13th.

This has been a difficult decision as I truly support the event and LGBTIQA communities, however I feel my participation at this point would only serve to further distract from the true purpose of the event.

I am a firm believer in equality. Unfortunately in the past as a young person, I used words I should not have. The last thing I want is for something so carelessly said to be interpreted as reflective of my character.

I mean no harm and deeply regret ever uttering those words. As an adult I would never use them because I understand they play a detrimental role in the fight for issues that I do truly believe in.

I am sorry to anyone I have offended or disappointed & I wish all my fans and friends participating in Pride the best of luck.”

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Source: HipHopWired