Boxing champ Evander Holyfield's son,
Ewin, has come to the defense of his father.
The 51-year-old Evander found himself
in hot water after he compared being gay to a physical handicap that
can – and should – be fixed and stated that being gay is a choice
during a recent episode of the reality show Celebrity Big Brother
Producers chided Evander and response
on Twitter included calls for his ouster from the house.
Holyfield compares being gay to a physical handicap that can be
“My dad is the most loving and caring
person you will ever meet,” Ewin told TMZ.com. “He treats
everyone like a human being … even if they are homosexual.”
Ewin said that his father treats one of
his uncles who is gay like a brother.
“My dad feels that being gay is a
choice … and naturally that's how things work,” Ewin
added. “You cannot procreate and make a baby with two women,
or two men. But at the same time my dad is not going to judge
someone for their sexual orientation.”