Halsey Proud to Have Pissed Off 'Homophobic' Viewers of 'The Voice' After Performance Backlash

The pixie-haired singer shares a series of tweets addressing the criticism over her same-sex performance of 'Without You' on the singing competition show.

AceShowbiz - Halsey embraced her LGBTQ self when she graced the stage in season 15 finale of "The Voice" with her performance, but it appeared not everyone was pleased with that. There was a significant number of individuals who called her performance "inappropriate" for television, criticizing the pixie-haired singer.

During her performance of "Without Me", Halsey was accompanied by actress and dancer Jade Chynoweth as they told the story of a same-sex relationship through a contemporary dance. Despite the gorgeousness of the set, enraged viewers at home thought that her performance wasn't appropriate to be televised, but unsurprisingly enough, Halsey wouldn't let them have the last laugh.

Responding to criticism, she took to Twitter to write about how proud she was to be able to deliver the performance and anger the "homophobic" viewers in the process. "Very proud of the emotional performance I did with @JadeChynoweth on @NBCTheVoice tonight," she said on the micro-blogging site. "And also very proud to have pissed off thw homophobic viewers at home who missed the message. Thanks for watching."

The songstress followed it up in another tweet which read, "Representation matters. Thanks @NBCTheVoice for giving a space for this vision to come to life. And thank you @JadeChynoweth for being an incredible human who used her body like the ultimate instrument for this collaboration."

Not stopping there, Halsey decided to directly call out one critic who dubbed her hugging Jade "disgusting." The "Closer" hitmaker sarcastically replied to the critic, "I too find hugs DISGUSTING !!!"

Hitting back on Twitter apparently wasn't enough for Halsey, who later switched to Instagram to further address the criticism in a more serious tone.

Sharing a couple of pictures from her performance, she wrote in the caption, "Lots of people angry because we performed the story of a w|w couple and their emotional journey. Representation matters. I'm proud I got to put this on so many television screens tonight. Younger me is stoked."

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