And now you can pull your hands out of the prayin’ position and stop begging prison prophet T.I. to bestow upon you his strong words of wisdom about serious subjects such as equal rights, because he has finally rubbed his only two brain cells together to make a thought! I know, it’s what we’ve all been waiting for. Vibe Magazine caught up with T.I. in between prison sentences and asked him if he thinks all Americans should have the same rights. T.I. said that if the The Un-American Activities Committee still existed today, gays who complained about Tracy Morgan’s “I would stab my son if he acted gay” rant should be investigated.
T.I. on all Americans having equal rights
Man, I will say this, the funniest joke I ever heard Tracy say during a stand-up was, ‘C’mon man, I think gay people are too sensitive. If you can take a dick, you can take a joke.’ [Cracks up laughing.] That shit was funny to me. And it’s kind of true.’ While T.I. makes clear that he supports anyone’s sexual preference, he then connects, in his opinion, a current oversensitivity among gay people with a consequential and ironic offense of the First Amendment. “They’re like,‘If you have an opinion against us, we’re gonna shut you down.’ … That’s not American. If you’re gay you should have the right to be gay in peace, and if you’re against it you should have the right to be against it in peace.’
Now, I can take a dick and I can take a joke, and I can even take both of them at the same time (especially when the joke is the dick), but where was the joke in Tracy’s “I WOULD SHANK MY SON IN THE HEAD” rant? If that is considered a joke, then the shit jokes I try to tell on this blog every day would count as jokes too, and then we’d all be in trouble.
Well, if this whole “lifetime jailbird” thing doesn’t work out for T.I.’s Jiminy Cricket-looking ass, then he has a bright future ahead of him as Mel Gibson and Michael Richards’ publicist.
And the fun didn’t stop there, T.I. then talked to Vibe about Osama Bin Laden’s “death“:
T.I. on being skeptical of Bin Laden’s death
The conversation shifts from Muammar Gaddafi’s death—which occurred five days prior—to Osama Bin Laden’s assassination to both Eastern giant’s once empowered relationship with the U.S. government. “It’s like everybody that the U.S. was besties with, years later they’re the worst person in the world,” says Tip. “My question is what character traits do they possess now that they didn’t possess when y’all were besties? What made it go astray, and who’s to say they were on the dishonest end of that?”
The politic’n doesn’t stop there. Before an article can be selected from the “Osama Bin Laden killed” search, T.I. twists his lips in sarcastic fashion and shoots, “If that really happened.”
So you’re skeptical about the legitimacy of Osama’s death?
“Man, I’m a conspiracy theorist by nature. You can’t experience the federal penal system and not be somewhat skeptical.”
And this concludes today’s “This Is Your Brain On Sizzurp” public service announcement.