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Holyfield sparks anger with 'homophobic' comments on Celebrity Big Brother
Daily Mail ^ | 01/05/2014 | Martin Domin

Posted on 01/06/2014 6:26:40 AM PST by thetallguy24

Evander Holyfield sparked a Twitter storm on Sunday night when he classed homosexuality as a disability and claimed it could be 'fixed'.

The former four-time heavyweight champion of the world made the comments during his stay in the Celebrity Big Brother house.

He was later warned for his outburst, to which he replied he was merely stating his opinion.

Holyfield was being quizzed by The Apprentice runner-up Luisa Zissman about whether any boxers had come out as gay.

'While Big Brother understands these are the views you hold, they aren’t the views that are held by a large section of society and expressing these views will be extremely offensive to many people. Do you understand why?'

Holyfield replied: 'Yeah I understand why, I forgot about the thing. I was just telling her my opinion, but it’s not like I was gonna mention it to anybody else, that was just our conversation.'

He was then warned and later put up for eviction alongside Zissman after the pair failed to complete a series of challenges.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: britain; homosexual; lgbt; uk
Holyfield should have just given those producers an upper cut.
1 posted on 01/06/2014 6:26:40 AM PST by thetallguy24
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To: thetallguy24
So, which defender of the fudge bunch is going to confront Holyfield in person about his statements? Crickets chirping....
2 posted on 01/06/2014 6:29:33 AM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: thetallguy24

“...expressing these [’homophobic”] views will be extremely offensive to many people...”

It used to be that “many people” would be offended by the practice of using the anus for sex.


3 posted on 01/06/2014 6:31:32 AM PST by Born to Conserve
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To: thetallguy24
..... expressing these views will be extremely offensive to many people. Do you understand why?' .......comrade?........................
4 posted on 01/06/2014 6:32:12 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: Born to Conserve

Liberals recoil when you state the truth about what they support,

but be prepared, they have a standard talking point in response:
“why are you so interested in the mechanics of gay sex”.

Of course, you respond by “why do you recoil from the truth about what you support?”


5 posted on 01/06/2014 6:33:08 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: thetallguy24

:: they aren’t the views that are held by a large section of society ::

Size and proof of said “large segment of society”, please.


6 posted on 01/06/2014 6:35:40 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations: The acronym defines the science.)
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To: thetallguy24
they aren’t the views that are held by a large section of society

That's a lie.

7 posted on 01/06/2014 6:35:58 AM PST by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: thetallguy24

(((Hetero Hugs for Holyfield)))


8 posted on 01/06/2014 6:36:37 AM PST by Anton.Rutter
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To: thetallguy24

Minor out-rage because Iron-mike is (1) a member of the politically protected class; (2) a past member of the prison power structure that generates the “down-lo culture”.

This will be a non-story...quickly.


9 posted on 01/06/2014 6:40:02 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations: The acronym defines the science.)
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To: Born to Conserve

:: using the anus for sex. ::

Such use is not sex; it is sodomy.

Reclaim the language.


10 posted on 01/06/2014 6:41:13 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations: The acronym defines the science.)
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To: Anton.Rutter

It’s a bro-hug lol


11 posted on 01/06/2014 6:41:30 AM PST by thetallguy24
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To: thetallguy24

Homosexuality CAN be fixed: castration.


12 posted on 01/06/2014 6:41:33 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: thetallguy24

More hysteria from the hetrophobics.


13 posted on 01/06/2014 6:42:33 AM PST by AU72
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To: thetallguy24

I chuckle at how hostile the homosexuals are to differing points of view. Holyfield should take this opportunity to call that out. Hell, he should turn it around and call them racists for not respecting his view point.


14 posted on 01/06/2014 6:43:03 AM PST by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: thetallguy24

Holyfield should have went Mike Tyson on their ass, bit someone’s ear off.


15 posted on 01/06/2014 6:45:15 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Ghost of SVR4

If only I were black with a powerful right, I could conquer the world lol


16 posted on 01/06/2014 6:45:20 AM PST by thetallguy24
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To: thetallguy24

The howling of gays and their supporters is the sound of weakness, which is why they want opposition to disappear.


17 posted on 01/06/2014 6:50:06 AM PST by lurk
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To: thetallguy24
“former four-time heavyweight champion of the world”

Damn! Was Holyfield stripped of his titles and I missed it? How and when did that happen? That just may be the most under reported sports story of the past several years.

18 posted on 01/06/2014 6:53:43 AM PST by Tupelo (I am feeling more like Philip Nolan every day)
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To: thetallguy24
He better duck. Get it? Duck!
19 posted on 01/06/2014 6:53:45 AM PST by Ken H (What happens on the internet, stays on the internet.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield are not the same person.


20 posted on 01/06/2014 6:54:45 AM PST by Fuzz
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To: Fuzz

Ooooops!

Summary still applies, minus the “prison culture” (but maybe not the “down-lo” reference)?


21 posted on 01/06/2014 6:57:59 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations: The acronym defines the science.)
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To: thetallguy24
Sooner or later, human behavior will get another reality check to balance our impulse control and notions of what is right, wrong and acceptable.

Sexually transmitted terminal diseases have been the usual checks on behavior, and while we have discovered a variety of ways to counter them, their resistance to our countermeasures also increases with time and our promiscuity.

At some point in this evolution, one or more of those diseases or something new will again become terrifyingly unstoppable, thus stopping the behavior or stopping the individual.

Then, perhaps, we will rediscover the ancient wisdom (consequences) that judges and governs our behavior.

22 posted on 01/06/2014 6:58:28 AM PST by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: thetallguy24

She asked the question so she could feign outrage. Oldest trick in the Marxist book.

Pray America is Waking


23 posted on 01/06/2014 7:03:02 AM PST by bray ("The Republic of Texas 2022" is coming in Feb)
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To: Jim Noble

I think we need a NATIONAL REFERENDUM VOTE on whether buggery is accepted by the majority of Americans or not. They know it is a lie so they never will allow for it.


24 posted on 01/06/2014 7:04:14 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

He’s a born again Christian.


25 posted on 01/06/2014 7:25:12 AM PST by Fuzz
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To: thetallguy24

“He was later warned for his outburst, to which he replied he was merely stating his opinion. “

Such delusion, this is no longer allowed these days.


26 posted on 01/06/2014 7:34:41 AM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: thetallguy24

Evander Holyfield sparked a Twitter storm on Sunday night when he classed homosexuality as a disability and claimed it could be ‘fixed’.

It is and it can be. Until just a decade or so ago homosexuality was classed as a mental health issue and was a crime.
God is amazing and can fix all problems when a human being truly turns them over to Him.
So Holyfield was right on........


27 posted on 01/06/2014 7:36:16 AM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2014 and the Crusades 2014?)
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To: Fuzz

Ummm... yeah.
I know more than one “BAX” that continue in the down-lo culture. One that has propositioned me within the last 5 years.

It is a matter of personal power; control.


28 posted on 01/06/2014 7:38:42 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations: The acronym defines the science.)
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To: thetallguy24

C’mon. Black people — an oppressed minority — never take issue with homosexuality!


29 posted on 01/06/2014 7:47:21 AM PST by BlueStateRightist (Government is best which governs least.)
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To: thetallguy24

Get asked a question, give your opinion, get called in by the boss for wrong-thinking. Sounds like Orwell’s Big Brother, oh wait.


30 posted on 01/06/2014 7:47:37 AM PST by Brooklyn Attitude (Things are only going to get worse.)
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To: thetallguy24

” they aren’t the views that are held by a large section of society”

globally, that’s not even close to true


31 posted on 01/06/2014 8:10:49 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: thetallguy24

Zussman sounds like an idiot. She cannot even argue coherently how its any different from being handicapped. She just says ‘its how you are’.


32 posted on 01/06/2014 8:15:36 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: Ken H

Do Homosexuals “die -nasty”?


33 posted on 01/06/2014 8:22:16 AM PST by GOYAKLA (Waiting for the Golden Screw to be removed from Obama's navel and his a$$ falls off!)
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To: thetallguy24

“the views you hold, they aren’t the views that are held by a large section of society”

True. There is a large section of society that does not share his views.

However, there is a much larger “section” (the majority) that do share his views.

They say he is supposed to keep his views to himself so as to not offend the cross-section that disagrees. Yet they think it is fine and dandy to force feed America the sodomite filth.


34 posted on 01/06/2014 8:34:49 AM PST by unlearner (You will never come to know that which you do not know until you first know that you do not know it.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel
Reclaim the language.

I agree… let’s get rid of the words ‘heterosexuality/heterosexuals’ and ‘homosexuality/homosexuals’, ‘gays’[ and ‘lesbians’. These words assume a condition that don’t exist. There is only ‘sexuality’ as one of the primary characteristic of humankind and for that matter, all species. No doubt those ‘who claim they are homosexual’ would like to argue otherwise (that ‘same sex attraction’ exists elsewhere in nature) but not until one has a scientific basis for being able to identify lesbian chickens on the farm and gay fish in the ocean for example, then we can talk (the words ‘lesbian’ and ‘gay’ being used here to make a point since as pointed out, these don’t exist as a state of being). There is just sexuality and beyond that there are just the ways that the sexuality component of humans manifests itself........ perverted sexuality if manifested in the way that those who call themselves homosexuals practice it… and normal sexuality if manifested in the way that God intended it to be practiced.

35 posted on 01/06/2014 8:40:47 AM PST by hecticskeptic
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Oral sex is sodomy as well.


36 posted on 01/06/2014 9:34:26 AM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (What would Sgt. Saunders do?)
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To: thetallguy24

I’m surprised he is even coherent.

I can only imagine what his brain must look like due to the multiple blows he has taken to his head.


37 posted on 01/06/2014 9:47:51 AM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (What would Sgt. Saunders do?)
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To: thetallguy24

I don’t think the gay mafia will be using the redneck slur this time.


38 posted on 01/06/2014 10:00:53 AM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: thetallguy24

I always did like him for some reason. Even more now!


39 posted on 01/06/2014 10:07:45 AM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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