WATCH: Rapper Lil Wayne to Jason Collins: 'Be You'

By: Jase Peeples

Rap star Lil Wayne is the latest hip-hop performer to respond positively to NBA athlete Jason Collins coming out of the closet as a gay man.

When MTV recently asked Wayne what he thought of Collins going public with his sexuality and what it meant for sports, he said, “It’s opening a lot of doors and it’s showing that it’s a fair world out there. Just to see how many people came to his support and things like that, that’s a pretty fair world out there.”

He then offered two words of support to the newly-out athlete, saying, “Be you.”

Check out the clip below.

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(Via Advocate)