It has been a tough week for Benzino. He has been firing off tweets and social media posts to defend his identify, however within the course of, he is additionally created much more controversy for himself. His ongoing beef with 50 Cent boiled over after the Energy mogul recommended that Benzino had some type of relationship with trans mannequin and actress Shauna Brooks.

The controversy has continued to mount, particularly after a video of Shauna allegedly on the cellphone with Benzino went viral. Extra just lately, alleged DMs or textual content exchanges between Benzino and Shauna additionally surfaced, inflicting the previous to blow up on-line with offensive feedback in regards to the transgender group.

Benzino accused Brooks of falsifying the messages and issued a number of public threats that precipitated a few of his tweets to be flagged for violating guidelines. Music icon and Actual Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss sat down with Benzino on her present Converse On It to clear up any misconceptions. They lined his profession at size and spoke about his stints on actuality tv, however it was solely a matter of time earlier than Burruss took an enormous leap into the subject of Benzino’s feedback about transgender folks in addition to Brooks.

He spoke about engaged on the identical upcoming movie with Brooks and defined that Shauna requested for his quantity and referred to as him to hire out a location for an occasion. They talked enterprise and spoke about understanding the identical folks from Love & Hip Hop, and Benzino claimed that was their first dialog, not to mention his first chat with a trans individual.

“That you recognize of,” stated Kandi. She advised Benzino that there are many trans individuals who do not inform anybody about their pasts, and that didn’t sit proper with Benzino.

“It is not about having a label on they shirt, but when they gonna mess with straight folks, then sure, they should let folks know that they are [trans],” stated Benzino emphatically. “When you’re a trans girl in society it’s your accountability to let all people know that you are a trans girl. It is as much as them in the event that they nonetheless need to fiddle with you.” He additionally argued that after trans girls cease “taking tablets,” they’re not girls.

Benzino did word that he was conscious that Shauna was trans earlier than their dialog, however it was a subject he claimed by no means got here up. This excerpt is however a short snippet of a a lot bigger dialog, so watch Benzino and Kandi Burruss chop it up beneath.