Appearing as a guest co-host on The View, Candace Cameron Bure (proving the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree of her homophobic brother, Kirk) defended the bakery shop owners who were fined $135K for refusing service to a lesbian couple.
“To me it’s the exact same thing they did back in the day saying that black people couldn’t do certain things because it is my religious belief,” newly appointed co-host Raven-Symoné began before being cut off by a hand-waving Cameron Bure.
“I think you are comparing apples to oranges here,” she interjected.
This elicited Symoné’s first of many side-eyes:
“I don’t think this is about discrimination at all,” Cameron Bure continued. “This is about freedom of association. It’s about constitutional rights. It’s about first amendment rights. We do have the right to still choose who we associate with…”
Symoné then verbally sucker-punched Cameron Bure, cutting her off to tell her: “I refuse to associate myself with you right now. Is that okay?”
“It’s in the constitution,” Cameron Bure continued, undaunted. “They have a problem with the actual ceremony because that conflicted with their religious beliefs.”
“But were they invited to the wedding?” Whoopi asked.
“Well, no,” Cameron Bure admitted before continuing on her tirade.
Symoné: “If you’re going to be a religious party or if you’re going to be somebody that believes in an almighty being, you should be respectful from the get-go.”
Cameron Bure: “But they were respectful. They were…”
Symoné: “… Mm. Mmmm. Say-me-na petoo, petoo, petoo.”
Cameron Bure: “Don’t shush me!”
Symoné: “I said petoo!”
God Whoopi shut it all down, telling them to “put the fingers down.”
Watch the tense exchange go down below.