Neil Patrick Harris has denied there is
a 'gay agenda' at play in a CBS ad for Super Bowl XLVII.
“I must say I'm very excited for the
Super Bowl,” Harris tweeted to his nearly 5 million followers. “I
love football – look forward to it every year. #noagenda.”
Harris, the openly gay star of CBS' How
I Met Your Mother, appears in the commercial wearing eye black
printed with the game's date, Feb. 3, 2013, a practice made popular
by New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow, except he prints Bible verses
in his eye black.
Use of the eye black prompted Joe
Kovacs to claim in a “WND Exclusive” titled 'Gay' CBS Star Now
Mimics Tim Tebow? that CBS was mocking Christians.
“CBS, the television network airing
the big game this year, is now using an outspoken homosexual actor to
mimic Tim Tebow's style of trumpeting messages in eyeblack on his
“During Sunday's matchup between the
Indianapolis Colts and Baltimore Ravens, the network broadcast
several spots promoting the network's upcoming Super Bowl coverage in
“One football fan who watched the CBS
promo Sunday made the connection between Harris and Tebow, saying,
'They're pushing a gay agenda by using him, and they're mocking
Christians at the same time.'”
Patrick Harris: David Burtka first proposed marriage to me.)