Michelle Shocked last night performing in San Francisco, reportedly told the crowd that “God hates fags” and that she lives in fear of same-sex marriage. Needless to say, the audience was furious and walked out on her performance.
Shocked is considered an alt-folk singer whose career has spanned three decades. She reportedly was arrested in a 2011 Occupy protest eviction. “One source who was there swears her comments were meant sincerely,” notes Michael Musto at the Village Voice.
Radio host Nicole Sandler tweeted:
Folk singer Michelle Shocked effectively ended her career last night when she told a San Francisco concert audience, “You can go on Twitter and tell people that Michelle Shocked says ‘God hates fags’.”
And while its not known the context, Shocked herself last night tweeted:
Truth is leading to painful confrontation #shortsharpshocked
— Michelle Shocked (@MShocked) March 18, 2013
Image: Michelle Shocked via Twitter
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