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Jay-Z: President Barack Obama's Gay Marriage Endorsement Was "the Right Thing to Do"

Jay-Z thinks everyone should have the right to fall crazy in love and get married.

In an interview with CNN, the 42-year-old rapper said President Barack Obama's recent endorsement of same-sex marriage was "the right thing to do."

But does Beyoncé's husband think the president's stance on gay marriage might hurt his chances at reelection?

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"Whether it costs him votes or not…It's not about votes," he said. "It's about people. So whether it costs him votes or not, I think it's the right thing for him to do as a human being."

Jay-Z, who welcomed daughter Blue Ivy Carter in January, said, "What people do in their own homes is their business."

"You choose to love whoever you love," he added. "That's their business. It's no different than discriminating against blacks. It's discrimination, plain and simple."

Jay-Z joins a growing number of celebrities—including Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian, Ellen DeGeneres and Jane Lynch—who support the president's gay marriage endorsement.

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