DaBaby meets with leaders from HIV organizations following his disparaging comments
The rapper, whose actual title is Jonathan Kirk, met with Black leaders from 9 HIV organizations throughout on Tuesday, in accordance with a joint press launch from the teams.
A number of the organizations included the Black AIDS Institute, GLAAD, Nationwide Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), and The Regular Anomaly Initiative.
“During our meeting, DaBaby was genuinely engaged, apologized for the inaccurate and hurtful comments he made about people living with HIV, and received our personal stories and the truth about HIV and its impact on Black and LGBTQ communities with deep respect,” the organizations acknowledged in a joint assertion. “We appreciate that he openly and eagerly participated in this forum of Black people living with HIV, which provided him an opportunity to learn and to receive accurate information.”
“I want to apologize to the LGBTQ+ community for the hurtful and triggering comments I made,” he wrote on his Instagram web page. “Again, I apologize for my misinformed comments about HIV/AIDS and I know education on this is important.”
Jobber Wiki writer Frank Lengthy added to this report.