Stevie Wonder Apologizes for Controversial Statement on Gays

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Stevie Wonder has issued an apology and an explanation following comments made in an interview with The Guardian.

Asked about the admission by Frank Ocean that he's been in a same-sex relationship, the legendary musician took his foot, placed it directly in his mouth and replied:

"I think honestly, some people who think they're gay, they're confused. People can misconstrue closeness for love. People can feel connected, they bond. I'm not saying all [gay people are confused]. Some people have a desire to be with the same sex. But that's them."

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Stevie Wonder has just called to say he's sorry.

An unusual, confusing answer - and one Wonder quickly attempted to clarify in a statement. He told The Advocate:

"I'm sorry that my words about anyone feeling confused about their love were misunderstood.

"No one has been a greater advocate for the power of love in this world than I; both in my life and in my music. Clearly, love is love, between a man and a woman, a woman and a man, a woman and a woman and a man and a man. What I'm not confused about is the world needing much more love, no hate, no prejudice, no bigotry and more unity, peace and understanding. Period."

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WE are constantly bombarded with the gay lifestyle on TV etc as though we have to accept it and people have the right not to.

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It's a FREE country as long as Howard stern can talk about garbage day n night... Then Stevie can voice any of his opinion s! I've got hundreds of friends that are gay, only one isn't a major mess. But, he's not the same....he's not very classy. This world is driving a wedge between God and themselves, and we are becoming more careless with our heavenly fathers gift. There's a reason man and woman can multiply? It's sad when animals behave better then humans. Im not saying homosexuals are sinning more than others. But we are going against nature and saying his will doesn't matter. Go created man in his image and woman in mans, and their private parts are a perfect match. Any truthful doctor will tell you the anus isn't meant to be penetrated. Your bowels will 100% be falling out after 50 hmmmm doesn't sounds healthy or natural to me. I've done ministry and EVERY homosexual that has opened up tome admitted to being sexually abused or a strained relationship with parents.

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I am not a celebrity and I believe in a man and woman relationship. It is my right to believe what I believe. We should just stand for what we believe in without insults. To each his own.

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Walkin' it back, eh? Confusion? Please! Say what you mean....if you dare, Stevie, then stand up for your views!

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The problem with this is the same as the problem with Chick-Fil-A's admission of being against gay people. Both times, the people asked had nothing to do with gay people, so the questions are ridiculous.
"Want to hear what the owner of a chicken sandwich store has to say about men who like having sex with other men?"
"YES!"
"Here we have a random musician who is NOT in the spotlight in ANY way anymore and this will be the first and last time you've heard anything from him in this millennium. Instead of promoting an album or an appearance (which he doesn't have because he isn't relevant to mainstream media anymore), we asked him about Frank Ocean's recent admission of bisexuality. Want to hear this man's opinion?"
"YES!"

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@baja,imagine America without manly men.

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only manly americans are confused..............AND BEYOND!!

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Chill out maaan.I love your music,period.