Chance the Rapper’s Wife Addresses His 'Like' of Explicit Tweet

Chano began trending this week after he allegedly "liked" a post shared by a trans pornography account. Kirsten Corley Bennett clapped back at the trolls.

Kirsten Corley and Chance the Rapper attend 2021 Costume Institute Benefit

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Kirsten Corley and Chance the Rapper attend 2021 Costume Institute Benefit

Chance the Rapper’s wife has come to his defense.

The Grammy-winning rapper began trending this week after he was accused of “liking” sexually explicit content on Twitter. The tweet in question—posted by a trans pornography account back in March—asked users their to chose between three types of trans content: “dating,” “adult games,” and “webcam,” all of which were accompanied by a hyperlink.

To no one’s surprise, the “like” immediately caused a stir on social media. While many defended Chano, others responded with bigoted, transphobic takes—some of which were directed at his wife, Kirsten Corley Bennett. 

On Friday, Bennett took to social media to set the record straight and address the bothered “trolls.” She accused the haters of making a big deal out of nothing, and insisted Chance’s “like” wasn’t intentional.

“Y’all really be reachin’,” she began. “He’s never gonna address this, but all I have to say is we were literally at an event all night … the night before last, until late. We were celebrating, and sometimes you ‘like’ shit by accident. So all y’all little trolls coming for page, that are getting blocked, y’all can go to hell.”

You can watch Bennett’s full video below.

Chance and Bennett began dating in 2013 and tied the knot just six years later. The couple shares two children, a 7-year-old daughter Kensli and a 3-year-old daughter Marli.

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