Duck Dynasty´s Phil Robertson and His Interview and Opinion Regarding Homosexuality

1278 Words Feb 3rd, 2018 5 Pages
However, when it comes down to it, what was Phil Robertson, the “dad of Duck Dynasty,” really doing? “My mission today is to go forth and tell people about why I follow Christ and also what the bible teaches, and part of the teaching is that women and men are meant to be together,” he stated. Personally, I believe that Phil Robertson was being brutally honest and I see no issue with that. Arts & Entertainment (A&E) cannot punish him for his personal beliefs. Quite frankly, I think it was an unintelligent move on their part to ask a man of God, such as Phil, what his belief was on gay marriage. What else would you have expected him to say?
“I myself am a product of the 60s; I centered my life around sex, drugs and rock and roll until I hit rock bottom and accepted Jesus as my Savior,” stated Robertson at one point in the interview. Regardless whether or not A&E thought that his statements were derogatory, they certainly have many other hit TV shows with stars whose opinions differ from Phil’s. A&E was quick to jump on him and suspend him indefinitely, which was extremely unfair for him. It seems to me that if he said what they had wanted him to say, he would be fake. Television is 85% fake these days and I cannot wrap my head around the fact that someone is being judged for being honest about one of their own personal beliefs.
The biggest outrage was his comments regarding…
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