Halsey hits back at “whiny” fan who criticised LGBTQ post

"You’re just not paying attention you whiny little baby."

Halsey has responded to a “whiny” fan after they took aim at her for posting a picture of the LGBTQ flag.

The ‘Without Me’ singer posted a picture of herself holding a rainbow flag at a concert on Instagram and wrote in the caption: “peak bi gurl evolution.”

But one fan quickly took exception to the post and commented: “Rainbow is the new marketing strategy.”

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Hitting back at the fan, the openly bisexual singer explained that she has always included the flag in her live shows and labelled the user a “whiny little baby”.

“There’s been a flag in my show for 5 years,” Halsey responded.

“You’re just not paying attention you whiny little baby.”

This comes after Halsey previously wore a custom-made top featuring a picture of Melania Geyamont and her girlfriend Chris, who were the victims of a homophobic attack on a London bus in May.

“She wears a shirt which displays the faces of Melania Geymonat and her partner Chris, the lesbian couple who were assaulted during a homophobic attack on a London bus on May 30,” NME wrote of the gesture at her Electric Ballroom show.

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“It’s a powerful moment of unity that goes way beyond simply adding a rainbow to your profile picture or logo for Pride Month.”

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