Fans of Jill Scott immediately came to her defense Friday night after Kyle Queiro tweeted his disbelief that anyone would find the Philadelphia songstress attractive.
“People are attracted to JILL SCOTT!?” Queiro questioned, adding, “And by no means is she ugly, but ya’ll really sexually aroused by her?”
Fans eventually began roasting the former Dallas Cowboys linebacker who has since deleted everything that he sent out.
Queiro has since deleted other tweets trying to explain himself, “I tried to explain my tweet after realizing how poorly it was worded and conveyed. I didn’t grow up on Jill Scott so it was news to me that she was a sex symbol, and I just tweeted. Stupidly. It was best to just delete it & take my L.”
“I’ve also seen people equating my tweet to both: fat shaming and a hatred of black women,” he added. “With how prevalent that is, I can understand why people may feel that way. But that is not the case here.”
Eventually, the backlash got so bad that he sent out an apology via Twitter: