Move Over, Kirk: 14 More Anti-Gay Celeb Comments

Mel Gibson, Donald Trump have also made controversial statements
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 8, 2012 10:57 AM CST
Move Over, Kirk: 14 More Anti-Gay Celeb Comments
In this photo provided by NBC Universal, actor Kirk Cameron co-hosts on NBC's "Today" show as part of Hollywood Heartthrobs week, in New York, on Tuesday, March 16, 2010.   (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer)

Kirk Cameron isn't backing down from his recent comments that homosexuality is "destructive" to civilization, and it turns out he has a bit of company in Hollywood. The Huffington Post rounds up 14 other celebrities who've been slammed for making anti-gay comments—only some of whom apologized:

  • Mel Gibson: He gave an interview to a Spanish newspaper in 1991, in which he commented on gay men. "They take it up the a** ... this is only for taking a s***," he said. "With this look, who's going to think I'm gay? Do I look like a homosexual? Do I talk like them? Do I move like them?"
  • Cee Lo Green: When The Voice got a bad review from a music editor, the singer and co-host tweeted in response, "I'm guessing you're gay? And my masculinity offended you? Well f--k you!" His attempt at an apology included the line, "What was homophobic about that?"

  • Donald Trump: In explaining his opposition to gay marriage, Trump last year used a golf analogy. "A lot of people—I don't want this to sound trivial—but a lot of people are switching to these really long putters, very unattractive," he said. "It's weird. You see these great players with these really long putters, because they can't sink three-footers anymore … I have so many fabulous friends who happen to be gay, but I am a traditionalist."
  • Chris Brown: One of his many Twitter tirades involved him calling fellow rapper Raz a "D**k in da a** lil boy," along with the classy hashtag "#homothug." Later, of course, he insisted he is "not homophobic."
Click for the complete list, including a comedian who recommended we replace the acronym LGBT with "YUCK" and a rapper who tweeted about "shooting up a gay wedding." (More Kirk Cameron stories.)

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