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What Did Juan Pablo Galavis Say About Gays? The Bachelor’s Star Calls Gays Perverts and Apologizes

Juan Pablo Galavis called gays perverts and then apologized for his comments as “The Bachelor,” received backlash for his anti-gay remarks.

What Did Juan Pablo Galavis Say About Gays - Bachelor Says Gays Would Not Make For Good TV - photo from Facebook

What Did Juan Pablo Galavis Say About Gays – Bachelor Says Gays Would Not Make For Good TV – photo from Facebook

During an interview segment with TV Page, Galavis said that there should never be a gay Bachelor:

“I don’t think it is a good example for kids to watch that on TV. Obviously people have their husband and wife and kids and that is how we are brought up.  Now there is fathers having kids and all that, and it is hard for me to understand that too in the sense of a household having peoples… Two parents sleeping in the same bed and the kid going into bed… It is confusing in a sense.  But I respect them because they want to have kids.  They want to be parents.  So it is a scale… Where do you put it on the scale?  Where is the thin line to cross or not?  You have to respect everybody’s desires and way of living.  But it would be too hard for TV…There’s this thing about gay people. It seems to me, you know, and I don’t know if I’m mistaken or not. I have a lot of friends like that, but they’re more pervert in a sense and to me the show will be too strong, too hard to watch on TV.”

After receiving criticism for his comments about a gay Bachelor, Juan Pablo Galavis apologized for his remarks on his Facebook page:

“I want to apologize to all the people I may have offended because of my comments on having a Gay or Bisexual Bachelor. The comment was taken out of context. If you listen to the entire interview, there’s nothing but respect for Gay people and their families. I have many gay friends and one of my closest friends who’s like a brother has been a constant in my life especially during the past 5 months. The word pervert was not what I meant to say and I am very sorry about it. Everyone knows English is my second language and my vocabulary is not as broad as it is in Spanish and, because of this, sometimes I use the wrong words to express myself. What I meant to say was that gay people are more affectionate and intense and for a segment of the TV audience this would be too racy to accept. The show is very racy as it is and I don’t let my 5 year old daughter watch it. Once again, I’m sorry for how my words were taken. I would never disrespect anyone.”

What Did Juan Pablo Galavis Say About Gays? The Bachelor’s Star Calls Gays Perverts and Apologizes.

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  • Tyler N Andrea Sproston

    Well Dang! I really liked him last season and have been so excited to watch this show every week. I won’t be watching now. Shame on his ignorance and lack of education. It’s not “hard” to understand! A boy loves a boy and a girl loves a girl, and then he says “more intense” and for kids…ANYBODY else see the naked girls in hot tubs or miss hippy naked chick and THAT’s kid appropriate! Get real and get a proper education on the subject! He didn’t make a mistake in words because in his rebuttal he defines “pervert” in his own terms. He STILL believes that “gays” shouldn’t be on the show and uses bogus reasons as to why. The show airing now is not for kids. Plus he chose “naked girl” for obvious reasons..Such a shame that ignorance had to be spoken. When you are in the media’s attention you should bite your tongue and not offend many of the folks who watch you. You have in a way become “Aaryn” (Big Brother 2013) of The Bachelor. He has his opinion and we are allowed to voice ours in opposition to him as he did the LGBT community. ~Andrea~

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