The controversy began on Friday night (September 4), between songs at Scott's show at Houston's House of Blues. An audience-shot video of the performance reveals that the rapper was riled up by a portion of the crowd, whom he called "faggots" and "a bunch of queers."
"I ain't cool with none of you faggots who just sitting here looking like a bunch of queers," he says in the video, which you'll find down below. "You wearing a fucking La Flame shirt, mothafucka. You better act like it, bitch. [Or] I'mma rip it off your fucking back." Twitter account to apologize for his choice of words, explaining that he never meant to "disrespect that community." He copped to being "a lil turnt up," admitted he was speaking in the heat of the moment, and that he was "working on that."
You'll find Scott's series of tweets down below.
AT MY SHOWS I GET A LIL TURNT UP. SORRY FOR THAT BUT NEVER WILL I EVER DISRESPECT THAT COMMUNITY.— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) September 7, 2015
THANKS BEING SAID MY APOLOGIES TO ANYONE THATS OFFENDED. MY WORDS WERENT OUT OF BAD MEANING AND IN NO DISRESPECT.— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) September 7, 2015
I DONT WANT U TO THINK OF ME AS A SPAZZ. THOUGH WHEN I GET EXCITED I TEND TO SAY THE FIRST THING ON MY MIND OUT LOUD.— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) September 7, 2015
IVE BEEN WORKING ON THAT AS A PERSON TAKES TIME BUT WE ALL AINT PERFECT.— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) September 7, 2015