ABC may have a Duck Dynasty-level crisis on its hands.
At the network’s Television Critics Association winter press tour party on Friday, current Bachelor star Juan Pablo Galavis said he would be opposed to having an openly gay or bisexual bachelor take part in an upcoming cycle — and it went downhill from there.
“I don’t think it is a good example for kids to watch that on TV,” he told The TV Page. “Obviously people have their husband and wife and kids and that is how we are brought up. Now there [are] fathers having kids and all that, and it is hard for me to understand that too in the sense of a household having… 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.”
The former Venezuelan soccer star and single dad went on to describe gay people as being “more pervert in a sense.”
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