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"Duck Dynasty" star suspended following controversial remark

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MONROE, La. (CNN & KNOE 8 News) - A&E has suspended "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson over anti-gay comments in GQ Magazine, multiple media sources reported late Wednesday.

The network issued this statement: "We are extremely disappointed to have read Phil Robertson's comments in GQ, which are based on his own personal beliefs and are not reflected in the series Duck Dynasty. His personal views in no way reflect those of A+E Networks, who have always been strong supporters and champions of the LGBT community. The network has placed Phil under hiatus from filming indefinitely."

An A&E spokesperson confirmed this statement means exactly what it says: Robertson is off the show for an as-yet-undetermined period of time. The rest of his family will continue on the reality series.

 

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