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Blake Shelton Apologizes For His Anti-Gay Comments

The Voice’s Blake Shelton wants you to know that he isn’t homophobic. He aopologizes for his commen on Twitter.

CNN reports:

Country star Blake Shelton apologized Thursday for a Twitter posting that a gay rights group said were homophobic and joked about violence against gays.

“I want my fans and @nbcthevoice fans to know that anti-gay and lesbian violence is unacceptable!!!!!” Shelton said in a tweet posted Thursday.

The controversy began Wednesday when Shelton, who is one of the coaches on NBC’s “The Voice,” posted this message:

“Re-writing my fav Shania Twain song.. Any man that tries Touching my behind He’s gonna be a beaten, bleedin’, heaving kind of guy…”

That posting drew a Twitter response Thursday morning from GLAAD, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation:

“No, @BlakeShelton – violent, anti-gay statements are not what a woman wants. Apologize now.”

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