Duck Dynasty son ‘doesn’t know’ if being gay is a choice

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Willie Robertson, son of “homophobic” Phil, has said he is still trying to work out if being gay is a choice.

The star of the ‘Duck Dynasty’ reality TV show spoke to Larry King about his father’s homophobic statements. Phil Robertson said in an interview with GQ last year “It seems like, to me, a vagina – as a man – would be more desirable than a man’s anus. I mean, come on dudes! You know what I’m saying? But hey, sin: It’s not logical, my man. It’s just not logical.”

Willie Robertson said his family had supported their father during the scandal over his comments. He said: “We stood by our father. We stood by him as a family again.

“Some of the things he said in that interview, I didn’t agree with — and I’ve even said so,

When asked if he believed being gay was a choice, Mr Robertson replied: “I’m trying to figure that out right now, I really am.

“Since the controversy and since I know all these people and if the thought is, ‘I’m born this way,’ I don’t know.

“I’m trying to figure out myself though the passages. Because I always have to look through the Scriptures to see what’s there and then I put it up against people, put my time in, so I’ve spent time with people.

“I’m not the judge. God’s gonna be the judge, if I just introduce them to Jesus, He’ll do that.

“All I can do on the surface is love people, accept people, be kind and be respectful to people and I think as a family that’s what we do.”