Actor Aziz Ansari, who plays Tom
Haverford on NBC's Parks and
Recreation, has said Chick-Fil-A's anti-gay rhetoric has
turned him off to the fast-food chain.
In an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel
Live! Ansari told host Jimmy Kimmel that he no longer misses
“You're from South Carolina. What do
you miss most from your home town?” Kimmel asked.
“I used to miss Chick-Fil-A. But
then they started this controversy, put me in quite a conundrum.
'Cause look, I'm very pro-gay marriage. But I'm also very
pro-delicious chicken sandwich,” said Ansari, also a stand-up
“So what do you do?”
“I mean, at this point, why is anyone
against gay marriage?” Ansari rhetorically asked. “You know
you're going to lose. You know you're on the wrong side of things.
These are the same people that didn't want women to vote, that didn't
want black guys to play football. What was the last thing they were
opposed to, interracial relationships? Look, if you're opposed to
interracial relationships, guess what: I'm fucking white girls,
there's nothing you can do about it!” (The video is embedded on
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