If you ask most celebrities whether they are homophobic or not none will say yes for obvious reasons. One of those reasons is, they simply don’t think they are homophobic, even if they don’t completely support gay rights. Many celebs will make the statement, “I’m not homophobic…I just don’t think gay people should be allowed to marry” or “I don’t care who you choose to love, I just don’t want to see it.” Well, whether they realize it or not, those are homophobic statements, and because they are making them in the media, they perpetuate the stigma that gays are not equals.
Here are 15 celebrities who you may be shocked to hear have made some pretty egregiously homophobic statements in their day.
Well, let’s start with the most obvious, shall we? Back in 1991, Gibson was interviewed by a Spanish newspaper and said, “With this look, who’s going to think I’m gay? I don’t lend myself to that type of confusion. Do I look like a homosexual? Do I talk like them? Do I move like them?” Wow – THEM – nice Gisbon.