Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman
Todd Herremans has apologized for an anti-gay tweet.
The NFL player took to Twitter on
Tuesday morning to protest the gay content in HBO's vampire series
“So.. caught up on Trueblood las
nite.. Not a fan of how they get u hooked with the 1st 2 seasons then
bring on a barrage of homosexuality..,” he messaged over 2,000
Philadelphia Inquirer columnist
John Gonzalez responded to the message and asked for clarification.
“@gonzophilly I have no issues with
homosexuality, to each his/her own,” Herremans messaged back. “Its
just not for me.. #justsaying”
Gonzalez followed up, asking the
27-year-old Herremans how a gay Eagles employee would feel about his
“@gonzophilly like I said... To each
his/her own,” was the reply.
By noon on Tuesday, the conversation
had been removed, according
to Gonzalez, who wrote about the incident, and Herremans followed
up with an apology.
“After speaking with Eagles
management, I realize that my tweet earlier was insensitive and
tasteless, and for this, I deeply apologize.”
“It was not my intention to offend or