Phil Robertson from Duck Dynasty is speaking out after the backlash over his GQ magazine interview. A Senior Reporter with the Daily Mail Online, Will Payne, spent this past Sunday with Robertson in Monroe, Louisiana.
'Duck Dynasty' is a reality TV show. Unlike reality, it is a carefully-produced, semi-scripted and heavily-promoted entertainment vehicle. The stars appear as carefully produced versions of themselves. So when Phil Robertson made controversial comments to GQ magazine about gays, African Americans and non-Christian religions plenty of people took notice. That led to A&E suspending him from the hit show. Anderson takes a closer look at the fallout.
Anderson discussed the uproar over Phil Robertson's comments with social pundit and author Dan Savage, along with New York TImes op-ed columnists Charles Blow and Ross Douthat.
Frank Schaefer defied the rules of the United Methodist Church when he performed his son's same-sex wedding. After suspending Schaefer, church officials officially defrocked him today. Anderson spoke to Schaefer about his situation and the anti-gay comments by 'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson.
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