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6 Offensive Things Said
by Other Reality TV Stars

Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell

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Posted By:drive, 12/20/2013 10:07:27 AM

If you haven’t heard by now, A&E’s Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson was suspended from his show after throwing down some particularly crass, illogical “logic” about homosexuality (and bestiality). Immediately following the news of his suspension, I wrote that A&E made the wrong decision, especially given how no one should be surprised that a deeply conservative Christian man who lives in a swamp has an unflattering view of consenting adults who engage in homosexual activity. In fact, no one should really ever be surprised when a reality TV star says something offensive or outrageous. Don’t believe us? Check out these other instances

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 12/20/2013 10:43:51 AM     (No. 9661622)

They didn´t get in trouble with the gays/media because their comments weren´t tied to Christianity. ´nuff said.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: killerbee, 12/20/2013 11:01:24 AM     (No. 9661654)

They didn´t get in trouble because they were on shows (except for the Jersey Shore guy) where they could be voted off and they were.

Also, who knows what all they said beyond those quotes? The editors of the shows leave tons of stuff on the cutting room floor. It´s what they choose to leave in that "writes" the arc of the show.

Just like the GQ editors chose to leave in bit and pieces of the Phil Robertson interview and leave things out. I´d like to see the entire, unedited transcript to see just how much the butchered context to get the supposedly inflammatory stuff they did use.

It´s all a scam.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 12/20/2013 11:41:49 AM     (No. 9661709)

One doesn´t have to go to so-called reality shows to see offensive statements. Just watch MSNBC for 5 minutes any evening. The spew out derisive filth and venom on an ongoing basis.
( In my opinion ) - But i doubt I have ever watched more than 2 minutes, just to see what evil they are brewing up.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 12/20/2013 12:24:12 PM     (No. 9661803)

Very interesting. According to Mediaite, the only people who have ever said "offensive" things on reality shows have been white.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: columba, 12/20/2013 3:27:58 PM     (No. 9662063)

What was offensive about the Robertson statement? The earth is round, water is wet and homosexual behavior is unnatural. Facts are facts.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: harper, 12/20/2013 5:23:45 PM     (No. 9662183)

As much as I respect Phil Robertson, I have to ask why he would volunteer to be questioned by yet another mainstream leftist, race-baiting organization wanting and hoping to further it´s fame by blatant race baiting.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 12/20/2013 8:42:42 PM     (No. 9662339)

FTA: "In putting together these six examples, what have we learned? Reality TV stars aren’t the brightest people on the planet. And they have a penchant for saying spectacularly insensitive things about other people. Huh. Go figure."

Phil Robertson has a Masters Degree. Willie and his wife have degrees - Willie from UofL@Monroe, Korie from Harding University.

Their hard work and $uccess in business, before becoming "stars", is a pretty good indication they may just be brighter than your average Reality TV Star, Andrew. Btw, not knowing that, or understanding it if you did know it could be an indication that All(Mediaite) "stars aren’t the brightest people on the planet. And they have a penchant for saying spectacularly insensitive things about other people. Huh. Go figure."




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