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Under fire for recent comment regarding gay marriage - in which he questioned whether the legality of such a union would lead to fathers marrying their sons - Jeremy Irons has released a statement on his website.

And the opening line makes his stance clear as can be:

I am deeply concerned that from my on line discussion with the Huffington Post, it has been understood that I hold a position that is anti gay. This is as far from the truth of me as to say that I believe the earth is flat.

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by Hilton Hater at

Earlier this week, Jeremy Irons' gay marriage comments - musing on whether this would lead to incestuous situations in which fathers married their sons in order to avoid estate taxes - received major backlash.

But not from Stephen Colbert!

The Comedy Central host stood up for Irons, first by defending his view that "living with another animal, whether it be a husband or a dog, is great," by explaining:

"See? He's cool with whatever. A sexless marriage with a wife, a sex-filled marriage with a dog."

By quoting Irons, he assured viewers that as long as you say you don't have a strong opinion at the start... and then conclude by wishing everyone the best... you can say anything you want in between!

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by Hilton Hater at

In an interview this week with The Huffington Post, actor Jeremy Irons says he doesn't have a "strong feeling" in either direction about the ongoing gay marriage debate.

Well, except this concern:

Taxes are an interesting topic, he says, "because could a father not marry his son?"

There are laws against incest, but "it's not incest between men," Irons counters, adding:

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