Lesbian country music star Chely Wright reacts to Fred Phelps’ death


The death of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps prompted a lot of reaction, much of it along the lines of “good riddance.” But country singer Chely Wright, who grew up in Kansas and came out as a lesbian over three years ago, had a different perspective:

It seems the founder of Westboro Baptist Church, Fred Phelps, has died.
I sincerely hope he rests in peace.
God knows he struggled here.— Chely Wright (@chelywright) March 20, 2014

He certainly did.

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