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Kirk Cameron Feels Like He’s Been “Stoned” and “Crucified” for His Anti-Gay Remarks

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Oh heavens, bless his little heart! Kirk Cameron‘s feelings are still hurt because of that time a lot of people disagreed with him seven months ago. This poor man probably has nightmares over our impassioned words. Shame on us, friends. Shame on us.

Just as a reminder, here’s what Kirk originally said:

“[Gay marriage is] detrimental, and ultimately destructive to so many of the foundations of civilization. … Marriage is almost as old as dirt, and it was defined in the garden between Adam and Eve. One man, one woman for life till death do you part.”

And here’s Kirk bringing it up again:

Kirk Cameron has once again defended the controversial comments he made about homosexuality on Piers Morgan’s CNN program back in March – this time to a crowd of students, is reporting.

The 41-year-old actor, best known for his role as Mike Seaver on the TV comedy Growing Pains, addressed a group of college kids at Virginia’s Liberty University where he spoke about the scandal.

“Sometimes, when a Christian is asked a question and has a conviction about not backing down and wussing out…it can get you into some hot water,” Cameron said.

Cameron also claimed he was “drug out to the public square” and “stoned so to speak” and “crucified” after he had “blasphemed the God of Political Correctness” with his anti-gay views.

Did you get that? He was “drug out to the public square,” “stoned,” and “crucified.” Sounds like somebody’s a drama queen, right? Ugh, cry me a river, Mike Seaver.

Look, I definitely believe in respecting one’s religion, but there’s a line between having religious beliefs and believing that certain people shouldn’t have basic civil rights. There just is. If you’re a Christian, that’s wonderful, it truly is, and you definitely have the right to believe whatever you like. But so do I. And if you believe that an entire group of people, including people that I love dearly, don’t deserve equality or are in any way destructive to civilization, then you can promptly go f-ck yourself. And that’s a commandment from the Church of Real Talk.

But by all means, Kirk, keep complaining about how hard your life is as a straight white Christian man. Oh, and sorry for the crucifixion. Loved you on Growing Pains (but still go f-ck yourself).

New BFF Alert: The Duggars and Kirk Cameron!

A photo of Jim Bob Duggar, Michelle Duggar, and Kirk Cameron

From Radar:

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar are so famous that when they went out with Kirk Cameron a fan of theirs didn’t know who he was and asked him to take their picture with the Duggars!

In this sneak peek of the upcoming episode of 19 Kids and Counting, the Duggars were in Washington DC with the Growing Pains star and his son, Jack, and even though they’re all republicans they actually went to one of President Barack Obama’s favorite restaurants, Ben’s Chili Bowl.

“I heard that Ben’s Chili Bowl is one of President Obama’s favorite places to go, it’s one of our favorite places to go, we have that in common,” Jim Bob said about their connection with the President.

Kirk said it had been four years since he’d seen the deeply religious family. “The last time I saw the Duggars was at the San Antonio International Christian Film Festival.”

Kirk has weighed in frequently on conservative political issues, recently supporting Rep. Todd Akin after his  controversial “legitimate rape” statement but he apparently isn’t as famous anymore as the Duggars are.

“We walked in and people recognized us and one lady asked if she could get a picture with Jim Bob and I and she handed the camera to Kirk Cameron,” Michelle recalled about their visit.

Kirk happily snapped the picture but it wasn’t until Jim Bob told the woman that he starred in the sitcom Growing Pains that she finally recognized him.

Fun fact: Kirk starred in Growing Pains from 1985 to 1992. Only 4 Duggar Kids were alive during its TV run.

Oh man, I bet Victoria Jackson is just so bummed that she didn’t get an invitation to this dinner! She could have sat with Jim Bob, Michelle, and Kirk and told them all about how DNA works, and it would have just been the best time. Kirk could have braided her hair while Michelle told them her innovative ideas about the world’s overpopulation problem, and then they could all talk about how adamantly opposed they are to an entire group of people having a basic right that doesn’t affect them whatsoever.

Aren’t dinner dates with friends just the bee’s knees?

Kirk Cameron Is So Concerned for Your Well Being

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Is it just me, or has it been way too long since Kirk Cameron last graced us with his startling stupidity? Personally, I’ve been on pins and needles for months, just waiting for Mike Seaver to tell me more about the things that are destroying our civilization, and I’m sure at least some of you feel the same way.

Well, don’t get your hopes up too high, because today we’re only going to hear from darling Kirk through his manager, but still, I think it’s worth it. See, a 17-year-old boy named Corey took it upon himself to invite Kirk to the Garden State Equality’s Youth Caucus so that “in a kind, respectful and constructive way,” they could discuss Kirk’s public statements and so that they could explain to Kirk how hurtful his words have been to them. You can read the letter in full here, but essentially, it’s a very friendly letter from a bunch of teenagers who wanted to have a civil discussion with Kirk about the issues he’s spoken about so hatefully. They heard that Kirk was going to be in the same state on the weekend of their event, and they took a shot.

Here‘s the response from Kirk’s manager:

My name is Mark Craig and I am Kirk’s manager. His schedule is quite hectic with his movie Monumental and working on a new one at the same time, as well as his Love Worth Fighting For events.

He usually flies in the day of the event and after the event is actually traveling to the next one. Because of this intense schedule, there is not time to set up extra meetings like you are suggesting. That being said I would normally just write a simple reply, “Thanks for your invitation, however Kirk’s schedule will not permit,” but because you have taken some time to share some of your feelings, Kirk asked me to personally thank you on his behalf for your kind invitation and is very sorry he can not attend because of the schedule that weekend. I also want to thank you for taking the time to write and share your heart in your letter.

For this reason, I want to share this thought with you, from someone who sees and works with Kirk almost everyday of the year – I promise you his goal is not one of trying to hurt people in any way, in fact it is just the opposite. He has a concern for their well being – not only now, but eternally. He goes out to share a positive message through events like this weekend and I assure you he will only be presenting a positive/ inspiring message.

I would like to suggest if you really are interested in Kirk’s thoughts on the matter, you can listen online to the interviews and comments Kirk has shared where he was given ample time to communicate his heart and thoughts. I hope you can attend the event and see for yourself.

Silly kids, Kirk Cameron isn’t trying to hurt you! He loves you, and he just wants to make sure that you don’t burn in the fiery pits of hell! Oh, and instead of talking to him about how hurtful his comments have been for you, why don’t you just go ahead and listen to those comments again! Problem solved! You ol’ sillies!

But seriously, Kirk Cameron is the worst.