Prince William has made it clear that he will be “absolutely fine” if any of his children identified as gay adding that they will get his support as well.
The prince made this known while visiting Albert Kennedy Trust (AKT), an LGBT charity in Hoxton, east London. The charity helps young LGBT people who were made homeless because of their sexual orientation.
The Duke of Cambridge, speaking during his visit also expressed shock at the recent bus attack on a lesbian couple, saying: “I was really appalled by that attack.”
The Prince was then asked by a young gay man what he would do if any of his kids come out as a gay person.
“If your child one day in the future said: ‘Oh I’m gay, oh I’m lesbian,’ whatever, how would you react?”
Prince William replied: “I think you don’t really start thinking about that until you are a parent, and I think – obviously, absolutely fine by me.”
William added; “The one thing I’d be worried about is how, particularly the roles my children fill, how that is going to be interpreted and seen. So Catherine and I have been doing a lot of talking about it to make sure they were prepared.”
“It worries me not because of them being gay; it worries me how everyone else will react and perceive it and the pressure is then on them.
The father of three told another man in the group that he had started thinking about it since his children were born and it was something he was “nervous about”.
“Not because I am worried about them being gay, or anything. It’s more about the fact I’m worried about the pressure – as you all know – they’re going to face and how much harder their life could be.
“I wish we lived in a world where, as you said, it’s really normal and cool. But particularly for my family and the position that we are in, that’s the bit I’m nervous about.
“I fully support whatever decision they make, but it does worry me from a parent point of view how many barriers, hateful words, persecution and discrimination that might come. That’s the bit that really troubles me a little bit.
“That’s for all of us to try and help correct, to put that in the past and not come back to that sort of stuff.”
Desmond Elliot Breaks Down In Tears On Live TV Following Backlash (Video)
A video trending on social media captures the moment Nigerian grassroot politician, Desmond Elliot got overwhelmed by emotions during an interview with Arise TV.
In the video, the actor turned lawmaker broke down in tears, following the backlash he received from Nigerians for pushing for the regulation of social media.
Information Nigeria recalls that the former actor called for social media regulation during a plenary session held by the Lagos State House of Assembly.
Elliot had condemned the use of social media by influencers, celebrities and the youth.
Nigerians wasted no time in dragging the politician over his controversial speech where he also termed youths as “children”.
The actor finally succumbed as he tendered a well-deserved apology via Twitter hours after the video went viral.
Watch the videos below:
— – melody (@Jachimma_x) October 29, 2020
Shout out to Amaka Udeh it Arise TV for pressing the neck of our Honourable Minister of Love Sharing.
— – melody (@Jachimma_x) October 29, 2020
‘Many Countries Became Developed With The Strengths Of Their Youth’ – Tonto Dikeh
Nigerian actress and entrepreneur, Tonto Dikeh, took to her Twitter page on Wednesday evening to reveal how many countries became developed over time. The Federal Government recent appointee credits their development to the strengths and potential of their youth.
The movie star shared a portrait photo of herself and captioned it thus:
“MANY COUNTRIES BECAME DEVELOPED WITH THE STRENGTHS & POTENTIALS OF THEIR YOUTH.”
Information Nigeria recalls the 35-year-old Port Harcourt-born humanitarian was criticized by Nigerians on social media for her silence on the trending #EndSARS movement.
She eventually responded with fury and a vow to sue a blogger who published a report about her saying that she was silent because of her affiliations with the government.
See her Twitter post below:
‘SARS Are Still Harassing People On The Streets’ – Actress Kemi Lala Akindoju
Nigerian actress, Kemi Lala Akindoju, is frustrated over the fact that the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) officers have not stopped harassing people on the streets.
The movie star took to her Twitter page to lament about the fact that it seems Nigerians are helpless regarding SARS and police brutality.
In her words:
“Meanwhile we still have SARS officers harassing people on the streets of Nigeria. What are we REALLY going to do???? #EndSARS”
Reacting to the video of Desmond Elliot proposing the regulation of social media, she writes:
“This ‘respect’ mentality has really done a number on us in Nigeria. Hon Desmond is more concerned about ‘children’ cursing on social media than he is about better governance and true leadership. Again he has shown us his priorities”
See her tweets below:
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