Trina faced backlash after calling looters "animals," and after explaining her remarks, she's back with a lengthy apology.
The internet wasn't kind to Trina following her comments about the rioting going on in many cities across America. As people have gathered together to protest police brutality and advocate of justice reform, there were a few who took advantage of the opportunity and decided to start riots. There was looting in the streets and many businesses, big and small, found themselves at a crossroads as their windows were smashed and items were stolen. Rapper Trina shared her opinion on the rioting, calling the looters "animals," and after the public dragged her name through the mud, she later clarified that she doesn't have a problem with people who were peacefully protesting.
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"Nobody wants to see our communities being burnt down or torn down or ambushed, because this is still our community, our property, our place that we gotta go," she said at the time. Now, the radio show host returned once again with a lengthy message apologizing for her recent remarks. "This week felt like an out of body experience," she wrote. "I am a roller coaster of emotions, brought on by the events of the world we all live in. These are times of great tumult and trauma."
"From the bottom of my heart, I sincerely apologize for any grief I have caused," Trina stated. "I live my life on the values of respect and regard for all people, and I will continue to do so. None of us are perfect, but thank God that we have the ability to reflect, dissect, and begin anew." Check out Trina's full message below.