Troye Sivan was essential of Eminem’s use of a homophobic slur on his newest album Kamikaze, which got here out on the identical day as Sivan’s personal mission Bloom. When Sivan attended and carried out at a Variety Emmy celebration over the weekend, he was requested concerning the rapper coming beneath fireplace for his use of the slur.
“I don’t think there’s ever really a reason,” the singer mentioned of utilizing slurs. “I just feel like some words are not meant for everyone, or for anyone. It’s not that hard to respect that, so I just hope that people do.”
Eminem deploys the homophobic phrase — albeit self-censored — on the dis observe “Fall” to focus on Tyler, the Creator and Earl Sweatshirt. He has since apologized for his phrase selection in an interview with Sway Calloway.
Still, Sivan hasn’t given up utterly on Slim Shady so long as he makes an energetic effort to rectify his errors. “I would love to believe that if the person showed enough genuine remorse and understanding of how they’ve hurt people and actively made strides to correct that,” he continued, “I would like to believe I can be fine with that person.”
Watch the interview under: