London, Dec. 20: Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has defended a reality TV star suspended for derogatory remarks he made about homosexuality.
Phil Robertson, who appears in the show Duck Dynasty, was asked to describe sin by a magazine, to which he replied that and ‘Start with homosexual behaviour and just morph out from there’.
According to the BBC, the A and E television network later said it was ‘extremely disappointed’.
In a statement, Jindal defending Robertson said that it was a ‘messed-up situation’.
Jindal pointed out that Robertson was suspended while ‘Miley Cyrus gets a laugh’, referring to a US pop star’s raunchy performances, the report said.
Former US vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin also defended Robertson on Twitter.
She tweeted free speech is endangered species; those ‘intolerants’ hatin’ and taking on Duck Dynasty patriarch for voicing personal opinion take on us all, the report added. (ANI)