US TV star Phil Robertson suspended for anti-gay remarks

Duck Dynasty

The hit reality sitcom follows the Robertson family and their multi-million ‘duck-call’ business

(SOURCE)  US reality star Phil Robertson has been suspended from his TV show following derogatory remarks about homosexuality.

Robertson had been asked to describe sin by GQ magazine, and replied: “Start with homosexual behaviour and just morph out from there.”

He went on to paraphrase the Bible, condemning bestiality and adultery.

TV network A&E said it was “extremely disappointed”, adding the comments were based on Robertson’s “personal beliefs” and “in no way reflect those of A&E”.

More than 9m viewers regularly watch reality sitcom Duck Dynasty in the US.

It follows the lives of the Robertson family, a clan with old-fashioned values who live together in Louisiana, running their multi-million family business, Duck Commander – which makes products for duck hunters.

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