Young Thug is in hot water over comments he made about Dwyane Wade’s transgender daughter, Zaya.
Tuesday on Instagram, the rapper shocked the Internet when he posted (and then deleted) a tweet misgendering the 12-year-old.
"All I wanna say to dwade son is 'GOD DONT MAKE MISTAKES' but hey live your true self,” the 28-year-old wrote.
After the message went viral, several social media users accused the MC – who famously wore a dress on the cover of his “Jeffery” mixtape — of being “transphobic.”
“@youngthug i was a fan til u were transphobic,” a Twitter commenter wrote.
“@youngthug decided to unveil his transphobic side by condemning a father in this case [Dwyane Wade] for supporting his 12year old trans kid Zaya, by going all ‘God makes no mistake, but be your true self’…” another added.
Earlier this month, Wade revealed to Ellen DeGeneres the moment when Zaya revealed her gender identity to him and stepmom Gabrielle Union.
“So once Zaya, our 12-year-old, came home — first Zion, I don’t know if everyone knows, originally named Zion, born as a boy — came home and said, ‘Hey, I want to talk to you guys. I think going forward I’m ready to live my truth. I want to be referenced as she and her. I would love for you guys to call me Zaya,’” the former basketball player shared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
Union later posted a touching video of Zaya and her dad at a golf course, with the loving caption, “Meet Zaya. She's compassionate, loving, whip smart and we are so proud of her. It’s Ok to listen to, love & respect your children exactly as they are. Love and light good people.”