In promoting an upcoming book on his
philosophy on life, Phil Robertson has said he loves gay people.
The Way I See It arrived on bookstore shelves on Tuesday.
During a Good Morning America
appearance to pitch UnPHILtered, Robertson defended remarks
he made last year in an interview with men's fashion glossy GQ.
Cabler A&E briefly suspended
Robertson for saying that gay sex was an illogical “sin” and
putting it in the same category as bestiality and promiscuity.
Phil Robertson calls gay sex illogical “sin.”)
“I don't hate
anybody,” the Duck Dynasty patriarch told GMA's Ryan Owens.
“The only place
that I know of that I could have gone to answer that question would
be a Bible,” he continued. “The dictionary wouldn’t have
explained it. An encyclopedia wouldn’t have explained it, whether
it was a sin or not. So I went to the only source I had to answer
“I'm as much of a
homophobe as Jesus was. People who are participating in homosexual
behavior, they need to know that I love them,” he added. (Video
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