Boy George calls preferred pronouns 'attention seeking'; denies being transphobic
Fri. January 10, 2020 8:00 AM by OnTopMag.com
The 58-year-old Boy George, the lead singer of Culture Club, is known for his androgynous appearance.
"Leave your pronouns at the door!" George said in a tweet.
"Do you know what the f**k pronouns are?" an upset fan asked in a now-deleted tweet.
"A modern form of attention seeking?" George replied.
When another follower called his comments "quite ridiculous," George replied: "You must refer to me as 'Napoleon' and that's as ridiculous as it gets! I used the ladies toilet throughout the 80s!"
As criticism grew, George tweeted: "There's nothing 'phobic' about Miss Boy George! Nish! Nada!"
He later uploaded a video of himself wearing false eyelashes. "I'm loving that you can choose bigger eyelashes because I'm really phobic. Years of phobia. As if! You ridiculous people."
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