HGTV Cancels “Flip It Forward” Due to Hosts’ Anti-Gay Marriage Views

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HGTV has gone backward on plans to Flip It Forward.

The network announced via its Facebook page yesterday that it has pulled the plug on this upcoming series due to the homophobic views of hosts David and Jason Benham.

David and Jason Benham

Flip it Forward had been scheduled to premiere in October and would have tracked families who created their dream homes from fixer-uppers.

HOWEVER, the twins are the sons of controversial evangelical minister Flip Benham and have a history of preaching against homosexuality, abortion, and divorce.

In 2012, while speaking at a North Carolina rally for a constitutional amendment that would define marriage solely between a man and a woman, David Benham told attendees

“We have no-fault divorce; we have pornography and perversion; we have homosexuality and its agenda that is attacking the nation; we have adultery … while the church sits silent and just builds big churches."

HGTV did not go into detail regarding its decision, simply writing on Facebook: HGTV has decided not to move forward with the Benham Brothers' series.

Most comments on the page so far appear to agree with the network's move.

Kirk Cameron
Few celebrities are as vocally opposed to same sex marriage as former Growing Pains star Kirk Cameron.

UPDATE: The brothers have released a statement that reads...

"Anyone who suggests that we hate homosexuals or people of other faiths is either misinformed or lying.

"With all of the grotesque things that can be seen and heard on television today you would think there would be room for two twin brothers who are faithful to our families, committed to biblical principles, and dedicated professionals."

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I thought they were a couple in the photo. How sad they have nothing better going on in their lives, they need to obsess over what goes on in others homes. Pathetic

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@ sirius

When we take our Constitutional battles to the courts and stop playing them out on the TV and Movie screen then things will be handled in the appropriate forum. TV, Movies and live Theater are supposed to be areas of creative art forms which are expressions of all levels of society. A true representation of the cultural fingerprint of a specific society. Censorship of shows based on religion, race, creed, sex, or orientation is just as wrong as censorship of books in Nazi Germany. Let the people decide what to watch and what not to watch. Stop punishing actors for personal views regardless of which side of the bed they choose.

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GAY MARRIAGE ??? THEN THERE MUST BE INCEST MARRIAGE ... AND PEDOPHILE MARRIAGE ..... AND AND BEASTIALITY MARRIAGE .. THEY'RE EQUAL DEVIANCES .... AND JUST AS UGLY AND DISEASE SPREADING !! WHEN U LET JEWS INTO A WHITE COUNTRY , THIS IS WHAT U GET ... INSANITY !!!

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@ (((@)))++JOY

Are you serious? Are you a KKK member? You have got to be kidding or you must be the most hateful bigotted person, and I use the term "person" loosely.

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@ (((@)))++JOY

Congratulations, you win Bigot of the Year! It must be exhausting to live with that much anger and hatred.

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I'm a CHRISTian interdenominational minister, but bigots disgust me. I guess these two have forgetting this scripture, "He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her." John 8:7 It's God's job to judge, not ours because we are sinner too.

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Now, can A&E kindly follow suit by cancelling Dickhead Dynasty for their homophobic, sexist, pedophilic views?

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@ LAbradford

Amen!

Damon craven

Homosexual agenda? Really? And just exactly what "agenda" would THIS be? It's so beyond unreal to me how people, particularly so-called "people of God", seem to blame everything on homosexuality when the biggest adulterers,molesters,perverts and what have you are HETEROSEXUALS!!! And what about all the sexual abuse that's going on behind closed doors and church walls by the very people that are supposed to be teaching us that sex outside of marriage is a sin and that it's supposed to be an abomination, but it's not an abomination to sexually take advantage of children and whatnot? And you wonder why I don't go to church!!! Such hypocrisy!!!

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I'm glad they wont have the show for their sake. Hollywood is no place for decent genuine Christian. It's a devilish place and Kirk Cameron is one of few who got out and never venture back...unlike his sister who is making a big mistake by having one foot in and 1 foot out.

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@ nokia66

Yes, Candace Cameron is such a big star.... NOT, on Dancing with the Has Beens. I'm a Christian and I'm gay, but I'm so tired of these fundamentalists who, out of ignorance, misinterpret the Bible, and falsely think gay people are out to convert or molest their children. They think that gay people choose to be gay, which is an impossibility. Jesus never said anything about gay people. Sodom and G was about rape and not about committed relationships. Nobody seems to have a problem with eating shrimp, wearing cotton and polyester, having a bowl cut, divorce, the prostitutes and the many wives and concubines in the Bible.

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Too bad for those guys. They look kind of hot. I'd have a three-way with them in a New York minute.

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so they too want america back on top?

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