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Clay Aiken Apologizes for Ever Defending Donald Trump's Racism

Clay Aiken Apologizes for Ever Defending Donald Trump's Racism

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In the wake of this weekend's horrific events at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virgina that resulted in Heather Heyer's death, many celebrities are speaking out against the hate and violence that our current president has allowed to fester. 

Yesterday evening, season 2 American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken publically apologized for ever defending Donald Trump after an explosive press conference in which Trump defended white supremacists, blamed both sides for the violence in Charlottesville, compared Confederate General and American traitor Robert E. Lee to George Washington, and plugged his Virginia winery.

The openly gay singer and politician took to Twitter to express his outrage:

The tweet now has over 45,000 shares and 180,000 likes. The former Apprentice contestant and registered Democrat dragged Trump even further:

We all have to learn from our mistakes. Welcome to the right side of history Clay!

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Taylor Henderson is a PRIDE.com contributor. This proud Texas Bama studied Media Production/Studies and Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin, where he developed his passions for pop culture, writing, and videography. He's absolutely obsessed with Beyoncé, mangoes, and cheesy YA novels that allow him to vicariously experience the teen years he spent in the closet. He's also writing one! 

Taylor Henderson is a PRIDE.com contributor. This proud Texas Bama studied Media Production/Studies and Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin, where he developed his passions for pop culture, writing, and videography. He's absolutely obsessed with Beyoncé, mangoes, and cheesy YA novels that allow him to vicariously experience the teen years he spent in the closet. He's also writing one!