Kelly Clarkson Shuts Down Twitter User Who Called Lesbian Couple’s Marriage a ‘Sin’

Kelly Clarkson Shuts Down Twitter User Who Called Lesbian Couple’s Marriage a ‘Sin’

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Kelly Clarkson has long been an ally to the LGBTQ community, something she proved when she took down a homophobic Twitter follower.

Kiana and Amanda Clark got engaged onstage at a Clarkson event in 2016. The two fans finally tied the knot earlier his month and, over the weekend, tweeted a wedding photo to the “Since You Been Gone” singer with the caption, “WE DID IT!”

Clarkson congratulated the Clarks on their special day, as did an army of followers.

But one “fan” let the singer know she wasn’t cool with marriage equality — in some pretty vulgar terms. “Sorry, Kelly — love your music but I don’t dig the dikes,” wrote Terri D. Fallis “Still a sin any way you cut it.”

After some deliberation, Clarkson decided to reply.

“I almost didn’t respond to this because hate doesn’t deserve a spotlight,” she wrote Monday.”But, [you] know what? Truth does — and the truth is that God is Love. And Love shared between two people should be praised, not condemned, in my personal opinion. I love you, too, although we see the world/love differently.”

Kiana responded to Clarkson’s tweet, thanking her for “standing up for ‘us’ and more importantly, for what you believe in.”

In a letter for Billboard magazine’s 2017 Pride campaign, Clarkson said it should be a “no-brainer” to be inclusive and supportive “and to encourage people, rather than fear or judge what is different.”

That same year, Kelly Clarkson fan Alex Malerba proposed to his boyfriend at a meet-and-greet with Clarkson. “Oh my God, I’m so happy,” the Grammy winner screamed after Malerba popped the question. “I’m like a part of it. That was so beautiful. Congratulations.”

Was Kelly Clarkson right to respond to the hateful tweet or should she have ignored it?

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