Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White was asked a simple question by a fan on Twitter: Would he rather lead the league in receiving stats or win a Super Bowl?
Instead of giving a simple answer, White chose to express his feelings in this bizarre way: 'Would u rather be gay or straight come on u know that answer.'
Cyd Zeigler Jr. of Outsports.com broke the story today (12 April) and writes: 'Clearly White thinks that being gay is bad, otherwise he wouldn’t use the analogy to demonstrate such a stark 'easy-to-choose' contrast.'
When White was questioned about his tweet by another follower, he grew defensive and wrote: 'Freedom of speech. I don't care how much money I make. I should be held to my own standard and not the standards of others opinion.'
He then wrote to another follower: 'Every time somebody says the word gay u want to get your panties in a bunch relax.'