Ed Sheeran’s “Homophobic Rap” Is Pulled From The Internet: Morning Mix

Bianca Gracie | April 24, 2015 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Ed Sheeran recently found himself caught up in a bit of a scandal, as a video from 2011 surfaced showing the UK crooner performing a homophobic rap. The freestyle featured various slurs that are unlike the singer, who is namely great friends with Sam Smith. A spokesperson commented on the event: “Ed was sending up rappers who make homophobic remarks. He is clearly not ­homophobic.” The clip has since been pulled from the Internet — Sheeran should consider himself lucky! [The Daily Mail]

:: Here’s even more celebrity drama! Mike ComrieHilary Duff’s ex-husband, is now seeking “joint legal and physical custody” of the couple’s three-year-old son Luca. The Younger starlet filed for divorce back in February. [People]

:: This year’s Billboard Music Awards keeps getting bigger! Empire stars Jussie Smollett and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray are added to the already-extensive list of performers. The two actors/musicians will grace the stage alongside Estelle. [Billboard]

:: Work, Ciara! The songstress will be attending the White House Correspondents’ Dinner with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, her alleged new boyfriend. The event takes place this Saturday (April 25). [Sports Illustrated]

:: In random news, Azealia Banks is now dating…Jesse Bradford? The rapstress and the Bring It On actor have been publicly showing their affection for each other on Instagram. They’re actually quite adorable! [Rap-Up]

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