Kobe Bryant Curses Out Ref With Homophobic Slur; Gay Rights Group Responds to "Disgrace"

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L.A. Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant appeared to use a homophobic slur while cursing out an NBA ref last night, and a gay rights group is justifiably livid.

In the third quarter of L.A.'s matchup with the Spurs, Kobe got a technical foul. Clearly upset, he appeared to call Bennie Adams a "F**king f**got."

The Lakers say they can't confirm what was said, but it looks obvious. An announcer even said, "You might wanna take the cameras off of him" ...

In the wake of this incident, the Human Rights Campaign called it "a disgrace for Kobe Bryant to use such horribly offensive and distasteful language."

Even worse, the group said in condemning Kobe - "a person with such fame and influence" - was that he did this with millions of people watching:

"Such language not only offends millions of LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender] people around the world, but also perpetuates a culture of discrimination and hate that all of us, most notably Mr. Bryant, should be working to eradicate."

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I don't think it was a racial slur all I could make out was "f_ck"
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God hates homos so should we.

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Grow up!!!If you queers want to be included with the rest of the world then grow up and stop being pissed off at everything. Normal people fight back.....you whine.

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How gay is that!

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RACIST! WHERE IS SHARPTON??? NO SHARPTON??? RIGHT ONLY NON-BLACK PEOPLE ARE RACISTS...BULLSHIT! HYPROCITES!

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If being gay is so right, and its normal, how come every little unnecessary comment someone makes pisses them off? Think about it.

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He probably did not mean it as a negative term in respect to homosexual people, only as a derogatory term in general, supposing that he did say "f@ggot", not realizing that he would spur such a politically correct outbreak among citizens.
That being said, it is saddening that people these days seem to think that "f**got" is a normal part of speech, and a normal belittlement. I hope that one day it becomes the equivalent to "n*gga".

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Our society has gone tooooooooooo far with its political correctness. Freedom of speech? How was the statement really applied given the situation? All those in an uproar about Kobe's responsibility as a public figure need to check themselves. Its sports #1, its in the heat of the moment #2 (unless you've been competitive at sports you wont understand), #3 its not Kobe's job to raise your kids. He's being paid to play ball and win. Thats his only true responsibility. So get over it...

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All he said was "fuck" i didn't see him mouth a faggot

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THAT WAS RUDE OF HIM....!SUCH A CELEB,THOSE ABOVE SHOULD MAKE HIM APOLOGISE,I THINK.

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