“Duck Dynasty” Star Phil Robertson Calls Gay Marriage “Wicked”

Robertson decried "redefining marriage" as "perversion," at an Iowa rally on Sunday.

Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson can’t keep his mouth shut about gay people.

The reality star came under fire in 2013 for comparing homosexuality to bestiality in a GQ interview.

He was briefly suspended from the show, and it appeared the Robertson clan was stepping away from addressing the culture wars.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - MAY 29:  Reality TV personality Phil Robertson speaks during the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 29, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Members of the Republican Party are scheduled to speak at the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference, which hosts 1,500 delegates from across the country through May 31st.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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But at a Ted Cruz rally on Sunday, he declared same-sex marriage was “nonsense.”

“It is evil. It’s wicked. It’s sinful,” he told a crowd in Iowa in advance of today’s primary.

“When a fellow like me looks at the landscape and sees the depravity, the perversion – redefining marriage and telling us that marriage is not between a man and a woman? Come on, Iowa!” Robertson said.


“They want us to swallow it, you say. We have to run this bunch out of Washington, DC. We have to rid the Earth of them. Get them out of there.”

Good thing we don’t turn to reality TV stars for moral guidance.

h/t: Gay Star News

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