The singer was criticised for dating a man after sharing a post on National Coming Out Day.
Samuel Leighton-Dore

15 Oct 2018 - 11:28 AM  UPDATED 15 Oct 2018 - 11:28 AM

Pop singer Halsey has hit out at social media users after being criticised for sharing a post on National Coming Out Day because she is dating a man.

Last week the bisexual singer, who is in relationship with rapper G-Eazy, shared an image of her previous Paper Magazine Pride issue cover, describing herself as #OutAndProud.

The hateful comments poured in: "Pride for what shes a straight girl who hook up with the occasion fm when shes [sic] high," one follower wrote.

"Nothing like grabbing that cash from both sides, few better role models in the gay community than a woman who likes sleeping with women, but has a long-term boyfriend," wrote another.

Halsey was quick to shut down the trolls, sharing a video on her Instagram story reminding members of the LGBTIQ+ community of the double discrimination faced by those who are bisexual.

“So I posted on my Instagram for National Coming Out Day that I’m out and proud, and everyone’s commenting like, ‘But aren’t you dating G-Eazy?'" Halsey said in the video.

She continued: "So I wanted to take a moment to make a PSA to remind you that — bisexual people. We exist.”

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