Chris Brown saying faggot is just like using ‘N word’, Lance Bass says

Gay *NSYNC star has slammed the R&B singer after his alleged attack against out artist Frank Ocean

Chris Brown saying faggot is just like using ‘N word’, Lance Bass says
08 February 2013

Openly gay *NSYNC star Lance Bass has attacked Chris Brown after it was alleged he called Frank Ocean ‘faggot’ during their brawl last month.

The two R&B singers fought in Los Angeles in January allegedly over a parking space, with Ocean being named by police as the victim.

Bass said as a black man Brown should realize when it comes to ‘very derogatory’ words, he should know the slur was ‘definitely meant to hurt’.

‘Calling people faggot and that stuff – he may not even mean what he means, but it’s a derogatory term that people throw out there and without even knowing why they are saying it,’ Bass told Celebuzz.

‘But when it comes to Frank Ocean and knowing that he’s very out, it was definitely meant to hurt him. It’s never good to throw those words out there that mean so much.

‘[Brown] should understand that being a black man himself. He should know that the F word is just like calling you the N word in a very derogatory way.’

He continued: ‘When you come from a minority like that, being gay or black or whatever, it’s like there should be an understanding, like we all get each other. But you don’t see that a lot, which is really sad.’

Ocean decided to not press charges against Brown, who is on probation for assaulting pop star and girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.

Brown was in court again this week to answer allegations he had lied about completing 180 hours of community service,  with the judge saying he had not dealt with his ‘anger issues’.

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