Skip to comments.'People who make anti-gay comments to their youngsters are child abusers': Ricky Gervais
Posted on 02/17/2012 7:55:14 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Ricky Gervais has hit out at parents who 'put the fear of God' into their children for being gay or threaten them if they ever come out as being homosexual. The outspoken comedian will appear on CNN's Piers Morgan show tonight where he opens up about his atheist views as well as gay marriage and his weight loss. Known for speaking his mind and never shying away from controversy, the 50-year-old had some choice words for people who make homophobic comments to their children.
(VIDEO AT LINK)
Ricky is an admitted atheist and says although he respects others' beliefs, he thinks some people take their opinions way too far to the point where it is detrimental to their offspring.
'I've got nothing against people believing in God at all,' he told the news show host. 'In fact, if it did make you a kinder person, if you only did good things in his name, then great. But there's the rub.'
'It's when I see some of these religious fundamentalists saying that they've told their five-year-old children that if they turn out gay, they will burn in hell.
'That to me is child abuse. That's nothing to do with religion or spirituality. That's child abuse. 'So that's why I'm passionate when it comes to that.'
When asked why he thought many in the Republican nomination race deliberately took the anti-gay marriage stance based on their religious beliefs, Ricky says they should be more tolerant....
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Still trying to remain relevant, eh Ricky?
Now I’m guilty of child abuse. Before you know it I’ll be sending the little darlings to school with turkey sandwiches! The horrors never end!
To make money and get attention in Hollywood.
Schools that encourage kids into sex are child abusers.
“No, being gay isn’t a choice, you know?”
Aside from atheist, add brain-dead and overrated.
But, how will anyone ever know??
What are parents that decide they’re gay and walk out on their children and spouse for the homosexual-clubbing lifestyle?
I’m thinking that people that don’t tell their children about the perils of gaydom are child abusers. Anti gay comments to your child are a good thing, gives them a straight perspective, so to speak.
What is a rickygervais? Sounds like some sort of disease.
Have no idea who this person is and couldn’t care less. If he’s truly against child abuse then he should be prolife on the abortion issue but I’m sure this atheist lib solidly supports “a woman’s right to choose” to murder her unborn baby.
I must be a child abuser. I told my 4 kids I’d disown them if they grew up and became Democrats. Musta worked, because all 4 are further to the right than Rush Limbaugh.
But, how will anyone ever know??
Who would even talk to their 5 year old about homosexuality in the first place? That’s sick.
>> many in the Republican nomination race deliberately took the anti-gay marriage stance based on their religious beliefs, Ricky says
Mind your own business, you statist control freak.
Gervais is almost a human being. Not quite, but almost...
People who make anti-conservative comments to their children are psychotic. So, now what?
“That’s sick.” It’s what schools are doing....and, yeah...it’s sick.
No, being gay isnt a choice, you know?
*Show me a 4 year old gay kid.
*What is a man that sleeps with women but claims he is gay and lives the lifestyle?
Not that easy is it, Ricky?
They come here because they know damn well that their days as the dominant ethnic group in Britain are numbered and life as they knew it , certainly as their parents did is rapidly vanishing. Their island homes are turning steadily into Islamist sh!t-holes and their rotting socialist systems, with their crushing taxes, are rapidly crumbling. Further more they know damn well they can do far better here financially than they could in the UK and rather than be grateful for that , they start shooting their mouths off about how terrible America and Americans are. At least Posh Spice(Victoria Beckham) appreciates the USA, going so far as to name her son “Brooklyn’’ Good on you Posh! As to Ricky Gervais(the guy’s last name sounds like some kind of gum disease), here “Ricky’’, in a vernacular you’d know “SOD OFF!(that means go F yourself in Brit slang).
And we are going to keep the child abuse up and get more virulent in it : telling our children on a regular basis that sodomy is a filthy, wicked, perverted, horrible sin and offense against God and man, the last straw that breaks the backs of nations, produces a societal REPROBATE MIND, and brings God's judgment.
Mr. Gervais, we are going to keep it up, and keep it up, and keep it up, and keep it up, without end, because we love our children and grandchildren, and seek to protect them from people like you and your influence.
People like you are DANGEROUS to the security of our children and grandchildren, Mr. Gervais !
When I left Ca 20 years ago you could have your kid taken from you by CPS for telling at them.
I never yelled at my kid or whooped him but I said adios to Ca.
My thoughts exactly.
Another example of obfuscating a hot-button social issue
by citing something that happens so rarely as to be non-existent.But once you cite it you are implicitly putting forth the idea that “it happens all the time”.
"Have you ever said something and then wished you hadn't said it?"
"Well, this is one of them times."
Your thinking is correct. Homosexuality, bisexuality.... any of the alternatives to committed heterosexual marriage are an aberration before God and to teach your child otherwise does them a disservice, and is an abdication of your parental duty.
When I went to elementary school in Chino (as well as Florida) and Jr. High/H.S. in Pomona and Iowa, the principals could spank with either a ruler or hand. That’d land them in jail now.
Oh! our principal had a big ol paddle with “speed holes” in it!
I only got it once, for mocking a teacher in 6th grade.
I remember such in Illinois as well.
hmmm...so Ricky baby has nothing against Christians as long as they only pay attention to the 'good' parts of their Bible. I'd say he's not only intolerant of religious belief systems, but I'd go so far as to say completely delusional if he thinks the Word of God was meant to be PC just to make him feel all warm and fuzzy about his choice of mortal lifestyle. imo jmo moo
Who would threaten their kid if they were to "come out"? What good would it do?
By that time the damage is done. I don't know of anyone who would tell their child "just don't tell anyone you are a sodomite".
Telling a child that it is any unnatural and unhealthy lifestyle is just being honest with them. I thought the liberals wanted us to be honest with children about sex.
This loser is tirelessly trying to make himself relevant after the American concept of his one and only show was way bigger than his. Go away little Ricky.
Where is Benny Hill when you need him.
Explain from an evolution perspective the reason for homosexuality??...
The point of evolution is that life will survive and reproduce to ever improving forms
Homosexuality destroys the reproduction drive that is key to evolution to pass genes on... so it is illogical by the logic of evolution, except as a genetic self-destruct of that person...it is genetic suicide....
Speaking to any child, I am very careful about throwing out negative things about identifiable people, or types, I don’t want to brand the kid with a damning limited insult, which he may adopt before learning the larger context of how and why it is important to love the sinner, even as we fight to preserve decency and a clean culture, and to not contribute to people’s failings, but challenge them, etc..
The kind of short hand, generalizing, straight to the gut language that I might use with fellow adults or even here at FR, because we all know what we are talking about, example, Islam is the ‘Mohammedan Death Cult’, or the “homosexual political agenda is about advancing evil”, is just not the kind of language or concepts that I use with kids
By extension, taking your child to a church that actually teaches the Bible, which contains verses critical of homosexuality would be child abuse. Surely, even the existence of those churches could be seen as promoting child abuse. It’s only a matter of time folks.
Someone should have asked Ricky if he believed all Muslims are child abusers, since last time I looked not only did they consider it a sin, but it was also a very serious crime in Islamic countries.
‘(People who make anti-gay comments to their youngsters are child abusers’: Ricky Gervais),
No Ricky. The child abusers are the ones that allow perverts near their children, allow the Government and the schools to promote perversion to their children. Those are the child abusers Ricky..
And exactly how many children does Ricky have that he is such an expert on child-rearing?
People who condone “gay” marriage are child abusers, because “gay” marriage means that the children would be denied either a mother or a father!
‘Now Im guilty of child abuse. Before you know it Ill be sending the little darlings to school with turkey sandwiches! The horrors never end!’
LOL! Just glad my kids are raised and I did not get caught. They each carried lunch to school for the full 13 years. I probably even gave them a Kingsize Snickers bar too!
“And the Fool hath said in his heart ‘there is no God’”..
May God open his eyes, and He find God’d Grace through Jesus Christ.
Gervais, why the hell are you so damn interested in what’s said to kids you sick freak?
A younger Ricky Gervais, pop star.
Hey Rickey! You’re right. It’s not “burn”, it’s “boil in a cauldron of molten sulfur”.
Hey Ricky, since you're feeling so brave about religion and all, care to make a statement about Muslims who murder their daughters and call it honor?
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