Phil Robertson: Here’s The Backlash

    December 19, 2013
    Amanda Crum
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Phil Robertson and A&E are on the receiving end of quite a bit of backlash today after an interview with the “Duck Dynasty” star was published in GQ. Robertson sounded off on his views on homosexuality, saying it was “not logical”.

“It seems like, to me, a vagina — as a man — would be more desirable than a man’s anus. That’s just me. I’m just thinking: There’s more there! She’s got more to offer. I mean, come on, dudes! You know what I’m saying? But hey, sin: It’s not logical, my man. It’s just not logical…start with homosexual behavior and just morph out from there. Bestiality, sleeping around with this woman and that woman and that woman and those men.”

“Duck Dynasty” network A&E released a statement regarding Robertson’s remarks, saying he is now suspended from filming.

“We are extremely disappointed to have read Phil Robertson’s comments in GQ, which are based on his own personal beliefs and are not reflected in the series Duck Dynasty”, the network group said in a statement. ”His personal views in no way reflect those of A+E Networks, who have always been strong supporters and champions of the LGBT community. The network has placed Phil under hiatus from filming indefinitely.”

The Human Rights Campaign has asked for an apology from Robertson, saying, “These remarks go beyond being outlandishly inaccurate and offensive. They are dangerous and revisionist, appealing to those in our society who wish to repeat patterns of discrimination. We urge A+E to immediately denounce and repudiate Robertson’s comments. Furthermore, we call on you to see that Phil Robertson apologizes for his vitriolic comments. Surely a brand like A+E does not want to be associated with such racist and homophobic remarks.”

Meanwhile, social media outlets are blowing up today with both support and outrage, with some saying Robertson should fight the censorship.

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  • Kenneth Rich

    Phill I thank God for you. I support you 100%. I will be praying for.IF GOD IS FOR US,WHO CAN BE AGAINST US.

  • Go Phil

    Phil, thanks for standing tall in the face of political correctness. If there were more God-fearing patriots like you, I believe our country wouldn’t be so bass ackwards.

  • Pineychick

    I would challenge anyone to prove that Phil Robertson’s comments, answers to direct questions from GQ, were any where near as knee-jerk recationary, blindly judgemental and one sided as the GLAAD and other “Open minded” organizations, who alone are entitled to express their opinions, and have flown into Mr. Robertson. I do not condemn homosexual people, nor do I think heterosexuals people should be denied the right to express their opinions.

    Furthermore, did the interviewer form GQ think Phil RObertson was going to sugar coat a P.C. comment for them? COME ON PEOPLE, they wanted sensation, they got it. Bet it’s selling magazines like crazy. Ka-ching.

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  • Bubbles

    Why is it ok that Miley objectifies and degrades herself, sexualizes Santa Claus at Christmas in front of thousands of children, debases the mentally ill and everyone in the entertainment industry praises her for being so bold but Phil says what he truly thinks and he gets punished? Miley can do whatever she wants and the cameras can’t get enough of her raunchy behavior but a guy on what is supposed to be a reality show is told he cannot express the reality of his beliefs. I completely detest Phil’s beliefs but he should have the freedom to say what he thinks.