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Hours after Jason Collins came out as gay, NFL star Mike Wallace earned the distinction of penning the first moronic, borderline homophobic Tweet about it.

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In response to the NBA player's admission to SI, Wallace wrote, “All these beautiful women in the world and guys wanna mess with other guys SMH (shakin' my head).”

Wallace quickly deleted his tweet and replaced it with an apology.

"Never said that anything was right or wrong I just said I don't understand!! Deeply sorry for anyone that I offended," wrote the 26-year-old Dolphins receiver.

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"I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay."

With those words, Jason Collins has become the first openly gay athlete in a major American team sport. He came out on the May 6 cover of Sports Illustrated.

  • Jason Collins Sports Illustrated Cover
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"I didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major U.S. team sport. But since I am, I'm happy to start the conversation," he tells SI.

"I wish I wasn't the kid in the classroom raising his hand and saying, 'I'm different.' If I had my way, someone else would have already done this."

"Nobody has, which is why I'm raising my hand."

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