Royce Reed shares photo of her son with Dwight Howard, gets blasted
The son of an NBA player and a reality star was cruelly blasted with homophobic comments after his mother shared a photo of him doing gymnastics. Braylon Howard, the son of former “Basketball Wives” star Royce Reed and Dwight Howard, was recently seen showing off his flexibility on Instagram.
“Well Bray has his Mom’s flexibility… Lol,” Royce captioned a photo of the child doing splits and a handstand.
Unfortunately for Reed, a number of people left ignorant comments questioning the child’s sexuality and criticizing her parenting skills.
“Mothers are so accepting to s—. Why would you think a boy doing a split is cute?!” asked a fan.
“Gay much?!” added another.
“I don’t have anything to say about this but my son won’t be doing splits,” chimed in another.
And after a number of fans jumped to her defense in the comments section, Royce left a lengthy comment schooling her detractors.
“I’m so happy to see so many of you not having such a narrow mind and understanding the importance of having flexibility in sports. I used to stretch his father all the time and I stretch Dezmon. […] I will never limit my child based on our culture’s mind-set.”
Reed then posted a photo of several athletes showing off their flexibility.
See what else Reed had to say about the homophobic comments made about her son below. -danielle canada