The African society is one that is governed by a set of traditions and customs. However, the world is evolving and things that were previously considered abominations are now being accepted.
In some parts of the world, gay relationships are frowned upon by many people but this has not stopped them from coming out of the closet and declaring their sexual preference.
American movie star Jussie Smollett, who is well known for his role as Jamal Lyon in drama series Empire, has been quite open about being a gay man.
However, that led to him being attacked and badly injured by some homophobes in Chicago on January 29.
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According to several reports, two white men yelled homophobic and racial slurs at him as they attacked him. It was also gathered that they put a rope around his neck and poured bleach on him.
The attack has led to a number of sympathisers flooding social media to wish him well, included is Nigeria’s famous cross dresser Bobrisky, who took to his Instagram page to react to the case.
The self acclaimed number one male Barbie doll posted a photo of Jussie and he shared a touching caption to show that he was quite shaken by the news.
He wrote: "Heartbroken,Don’t even have the words right now!! How inhumane but it’s no surprise as the hearts of men are desperately wicked.. Sending you love and light, Get well soon..No man deserves to be judged just because he sins differently!! May the angels protect you,You are loved!!"
A number of fans also took to the comment section to either sympathise with the injured star or to question Bobrisky's support for him.
One user however stood out after he asked if Bobrisky is gay for pitying Jussie. See his comment below:
thomasdrake_: Why are you pitying him? Are you also a gay?
The controversial Nigerian star however gave him a cutting reply for daring to question his sexuality. See Bobrisky's reply below:
bobrisky222: @thomasdrake_ yes I’m gay and I’m f*cking your father. You think me I’m dis one they went to attack. Pls come and try dis shit with me we will both kill ourself there. Stupid fool. See his tiny face like house help they brought from Togo
Meanwhile Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian policewoman revealed that the country is not a place for homosexuals.
The public relations officer of Zone 2 police command in Abuja, Dolapo Badmos, has said homosexuals should leave the country or face the wrath of the law.
Badmos also asked Nigerians who have evidence proving anyone homosexuality to tender it. She made this known on her Instagram page.
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