When A&E decided to suspend Phil Robertson from any further taping of Duck Dynasty for his anti-gay comments in GQ, they clearly did not consider the backlash they would receive from fans. However, the I stand with Phil petition is still growing and social media pages in support of the show’s patriarch are still exploding less than two weeks after what was likely the network’s biggest mistake ever.
Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson broke his silence earlier this week regarding his controversial remarks about gays in a recent interview, and now someone else close to the reality star is speaking out – his minister. In the most unsurprising news of all time, the religious leader is backing Phil 100 percent, adding his voice to the thousands who have chimed in to show support for the Duck Commander founder.
There’s a lot of hate (and some love too) directed at the Duck Dynasty clan right now, but one thing is clear – Phil Robertson and his family will have plenty of other TV opportunities if A&E ditches them. TMZ is reporting that a couple of other networks have expressed interest in the Bearded Ones and their duck call empire, so it doesn’t look like we’ll be saying farewell to the Robertsons anytime soon.
Phil Robertson has finally broken his silence regarding his controversial remarks about gay people in a recent interview with GQ, and guess what? He’s not backing down. Big surprise there, right? The bearded patriarch of Duck Dynasty created a sh*tstorm of controversy with his remarks and was subsequently suspended from the hit reality show, and it seems everyone everywhere has an opinion on the matter. Phil, however, has remained silent since the news broke…until now.
Phil Robertson made some very controversial remarks about race and sexual orientation in a recent interview for GQ, and, as a result, has been suspended by A&E. This Duck Dynasty drama has drawn all kinds of supporters out of the woodwork, including fellow reality star Josh Duggar! How did the eldest son on 19 Kids and Counting respond to A&E’s decision?
And the controversy surrounding Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson continues…. This time, however, A&E is under fire for allegedly knowing about Phil’s beliefs for years, and then acting all surprised when the reality star spoke honestly about his feelings during the GQ interview. Say what you will about Phil, but it sounds like A&E should be sharing a little of the blame here.
Phil Robertson was suspended recently from any further taping of Duck Dynasty by A&E, after he did an interview in which the network thought his remarks were offensive. Now, the family has issued a statement, and it sounds like there will be no more show without the Robertson patriarch.
Duck Dynasty fans are far from happy, happy, happy after learning that our favorite bearded patriarch, Phil Robertson was suspended from any further taping of the show after he shared his opinion of homosexuals. If you’re one of the millions of viewers that tunes in week after week to watch the Robertsons, and you are angry about the suspension, here is your chance to sign a new petition, demanding that A&E reinstate the reality star.
Following a series of very controversial remarks about homosexuality, Phil Robertson has officially been suspended by A&E. While many critics of the Roberston family support the network’s decision, others feel the Duck Dynasty star should be allowed to voice his beliefs. Sarah Palin is one of several influential supporters willing to stand up for Duck Dynasty’s patriarch.
Phil Robertson is known for his tell it like it is personality (and his awesome beard, of course) on Duck Dynasty, but did the family patriarch take that too far recently? A&E thinks so, as Robertson made some anti-gay remarks in GQ recently, and he has now been suspended from the hit show indefinitely, leaving fans not so happy, happy, happy!