A temporary suspension from a hit reality show isn’t nearly enough to sway Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson from his controversial beliefs.
The reality star — briefly placed under hiatus for anti-gay and racist statements he made in the January issue of GQ — has once again made his homophobic stance known, this time in an Easter Sunday sermon at his hometown church.
In a video posted to YouTube by Whites Ferry Road Church, Robertson blasts the “absurd” media coverage of his temporary dismissal by the A&E Network and defends his inflammatory comments. As a refresher, here’s what he told GQ about gay men: “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.”
In the new video, Robertson attempts to rationalize the national outrage his quotes caused, telling the congregation that people were upset because “instead of acknowledging their sin, like you had better do, they railed against me for giving them the truth about their sins. Don’t deceive yourselves,” he warns. READ FULL STORY