Timbaland Blasts The Media After Receiving Backlash For Posting Meme Directed At Caitlyn Jenner


(AllHipHop News) This week both social media and traditional media have been full of stories about Bruce Jenner’s transition to becoming Caitlyn Jenner. After the Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star’s Vanity Fair cover story was released, Jenner was congratulated by fans, his Keeping Up With the Kardashians family members, and even President Barack Obama.

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Instead of following the trend, record producer Timbaland posted a highly circulated meme featuring an image from the Eddie Murphy movie Coming To America. The picture included the words, “His momma named him Bruce. Imma call him Bruce.”

This was a repost I thought was funny I'm not making fun of him I support him but stop it we can all laugh sometime dammmmm it's just a dam repost someone sent to me !!!!!

A photo posted by Timbo the King (@timbaland) on

Tim was then accused of being transphobic and insensitive toward Jenner. The creator of hit records such as “One In A Million,” “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly),” “Cry Me A River,” and “Holy Grail” jumped on Twitter to defend his use of the meme and to call out the media for focusing on his post.

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Read Timbaland’s tweets below.