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Wendy Williams Responds To Backlash After Saying Gay Men Shouldn't Wear Heels: 'I Didn't Mean To Hurt'

Wendy Williams is apologizing for her hurtful comments made during yesterday's episode of The Wendy Williams Show.

Wendy began her show by going on an ANTI-GALENTINES DAY rant during her "Hot Topics" segment of her show Thursday.

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If that wasn't weird enough, she then asked her audience to clap if they're celebrating Galentines Day.

When a fair amount of people replied, Wendy told the gay men in the audience that they don't count.

"Well, first of all, if you're a man and you're clapping, you're not even a part of this," Wendy said.

"You don't even understand the rules of the day. It's women going out and getting saucy and then going back home. You're not a part. I don't care if you're gay."

The 55-year-old then told her audience that she wanted gay men to stop wearing heels and skirts.

"You don't get a menses every 28-days, You can do a lot that we do, but I get offended by the idea that we go through something you will never go through. And stop wearing our skirts and our heels," she continued.

"Just sayin' girls, what do we have for ourselves?"

Unsurprisingly, these homophobic comments did not go over well, causing Wendy to apologize on Friday.

Wendy took to her Instagram and posted an apology video.

"I’ll start by saying I apologize. I did not mean to offend my LGBTQ+ community on yesterday’s show.. I’m very persnickety about how I do my show and one thing that I can tell you right now is that I never do this show in a place of malice. I understand my platform with the community from first grade to intermediate school to high school to college to radio and now to TV. And I didn’t mean to hurt anybody’s feelings," she explained.

She admitted her comments sounded out-of-touch: "I’m 55 years old, and maybe I sounded like your auntie, your mother, your big sister or somebody out of touch. I’m not out of touch, except for perhaps yesterday by saying what I said. So I deeply apologize and I deeply appreciate the support that I get from the community. will do better. I appreciate you supporting me. Thank you."

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