During a recent episode of The Joe Budden Podcast, Budden discussed some recent allegations against Dwight Howard. The pro basketball player allegedly sent some NSFW texts to a male model, requesting that he send him â€œd*ck pics.â€ The conversation ended up sparking a discussion on some other allegations that have arisen in the past involving Young Buck and Chingy.
â€œI give the benefit of the doubt to people that have a special place in my heart, and Iâ€™m wrong every time,â€ Budden says. â€œEvery time I gave it to Dwight Howard, Iâ€™m wrong. I gave it to Chingy, super wrong. I gave it to Young Buck â€” couldnâ€™t be more wrong about that.â€ He continues, â€œI gave it to Bobby Valentino, smacked me up in the head again. N***as like f*cking transgenders, thatâ€™s the bottom line. When are we going to stop giving entertainers the benefit of the doubt? They be doing that sh*t.â€
Joe Budden Says â€œN***as Like F***ingâ€ Trans People
Young Buck claimed to have nearly slept with a trans woman in 2021, though he said he â€œgot the f*ck out of the roomâ€ before things went further. â€œMe, at the time, thinking with my d*ck, I smashed over there thinking Iâ€™m gonna smash on this b*tch and walk in the situation,â€ he explained. Young Buck continued, â€œIt wasnâ€™t even me knowing what the person was at the time, it was me feeling like, hold on, this is a f*cking robbery or set-up because when I realized, â€˜Hold on, that ainâ€™t the same muthaf*cka thatâ€™s been in the video.’â€ Obviously, the situation could be handled with a bit more tact, as the language used by most parties involved has been pretty insensitive.
As for Chingy, he claimed that his rumored relationship with trans personality Sidney Starr took a negative toll on his music career. According to Starr, Chingy â€œdidnâ€™t know [she] was transgender,â€ when he met her as a fan. She went on to apologize for claiming the two of them had a secret relationship.