Sexxy Red is the latest rapper to show support for former president Donald Trump.
Her comments came during recent interview with comedian Theo Von on his This Past Weekend podcast, during which she praised the mercurial figure for freeing Black people from prison and giving out stimulus checks during his controversial four-year term.
“I like Trump,” she said. “Yeah, they support him in the hood. At first I don’t think people was f–king with him. They thought he was racist, saying little s–t against women. But once he started getting Black people out of jail and giving people that free money. Aww baby, we love Trump. We need him back in office. We need him back because, baby, them checks. Them stimulus checks. Trump, we miss you.”
“I love Trump. He funny to me,” she continued. “I used to be watching him talking to people. He used to be calling people fat. He just bold. He funny. We need people like him.”
Though Trump had a tumultuous term, rappers — including Kanye West and Kodak Black — have come to his defense. In 2021, the former president pardoned Black while the artist was serving a 46-month federal prison sentence on a 2019 weapons conviction. The “Tunnel Vision” rapper came to the former commander in chief’s defense last year on social media, saying, “We need Trump in office forever, man. Just like how them Chinese and Russian and Korean motherf–kers have their president. Trump the best thing for America — ya heard me — for sure.”
Her comments come as Trump faces a bevy of charges. Among them, in March, he was indicted in New York for allegedly making hush money payments during his 2016 presidential campaign; he pleaded not guilty to 34 counts of felony charges. In June, he was indicted on charges he mishandled top secret government documents, and faces 40 felonies in the case. Then in August, an Atlanta grand jury indicted Trump and 18 others on state charges for their alleged efforts to overturn the former president’s 2020 election defeat.
The twice-impeached former president is currently the frontrunner for the Republican nomination for the 2024 presidential election.
Check out Red’s interview above.
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