Alleged comedian Adam Carolla, who is apparently still around, is under fire over a slew of anti-gay comments made on his Adam Carolla Show podcast.
Among other things, in an attempt to be funny, he also told LGBT people to "shut up" because they are "ruining his life" by speaking out about equality.
He went on to say that members of the LGBT community should stop using the letters "LGBT" to describe themselves, and should instead use "YUCK."
Regarding transgendered people, Carolla asked: ‘When did we start giving a sh!t about these people?’” He then singled out Chaz Bono in particular.
These are just some of the excerpts we can print here, too.
Carolla offered the obligatory half-assed apology to EW via his rep, saying “I’m sorry that my comments were hurtful. I’m a comedian, not a politician.”
Suffice it to say, that didn't cut it with the gay community.Herndon Graddick, the senior director of programs at GLAAD, spoke out against him in a press release that accuses Carolla of “gross intolerance.”
“Given his history of anti-gay and racist comments, networks and advertisers should know what their money is supporting if they choose to hire him."
Of Carolla, the organization continues that "The gross intolerance that he tries to pass off as comedy should not have a place on our airwaves.”
The “history” Graddick mentions to is in reference to Carolla claiming on “Loveline” that gay parents were “not as good as straight parents.”
Follow this link to listen to Carolla's rant.