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Super Bowl Hero: Gay Marriage Will Lead to 'Anarchy'

6/16/2011 6:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Ex-NY Giants receiver David Tyree -- who made the LEGENDARY helmet catch in Super Bowl XLII -- is coming out against gay marriage HARD ... claiming it's the first step on the road to "ANARCHY."061511_david_tyree_still



Tyree made the statements during an interview earlier today with the National Organization for Marriage -- a faith-based anti-gay marriage group.

During the interview, Tyree is asked about the push to legalize gay marriage in the United States -- and says if it happens, "This will be the beginning of our country sliding toward ... it's a strong word, but anarchy."

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To reinforce his point, Tyree says, "You can't teach something that you don't have ... so two men will never be able to show a woman how to be a woman."

And the kicker, Tyree -- who's black -- says, "How can marriage be marriage for thousands of years and now all the sudden because a minority, an influential minority, has a push or agenda ... and totally reshapes something that was not founded in our country."

FYI -- Tyree's statement comes almost 44 years to the day after interracial marriage was legalized in the United States ... thanks, in part, to the agenda of an influential minority.



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Whocaires Whocaires

David Tyree is 100% RIGHT. Do we vilify a gay man for saying a heterosexual lifestyle is wrong? Of course not - that would be bigotry. We can NO LONGER speak up in this country, or disagree with someone or something without immediately being called a bigot or racist. Our country is falling apart - and we're wondering why. Look around us. Anything goes now, and it coincides with the social agendas being forced down our throats.

lalalalauren lalalalauren

Classy. I am so glad he is staying true to his minority roots. Oh wait...

Ed Ed

Now he will get slammed for saying something he believes in. I applaud him for taking a stand against immorality.


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Regah Regah

Uh, weren't blacks an influential minority not long ago? I remember people saying the same thing about civil rights of African Americans. He sounds like a rich white guy 50 years ago.

Updog Updog

If marriage is so sacred then we should outlaw divorce.

Nick Benson Sr Nick Benson Sr

Good going Tyree!! Finally someone to stand up for what is right! Real men stand up for what they believe in and don't apologize like the wimps Kobe and Obama! Tyree, you are awesome!

MeMe MeMe

It's wonderful to see such an influential man standing up for what he believes in. We need more like him!

TheMarshmallowMan TheMarshmallowMan

Why does anyone care who someone marries, grow the f up. The strongest empires (greek and rome) embraced homosexuality and only faltered when Christianity took over. Maybe he should pick up a history book.

Phil Alger Phil Alger

Lets get real! It's wrong all you all know it! Marriage is between a woman & a man! Now how would you multiple any other way! Please don't be so stupid to say a surrogate, that just enforces what I said!

Little Lord Rivas Little Lord Rivas

Strong words for a guy who catches balls in his face.

Bee Bee

I applaud this young man for speaking up.

lizzimmer lizzimmer

David Tyree was raised by a single mother and has 2 sisters. Yet SOMEHOW he managed to "learn to be a man". Sort of flies in the face of his asinine logic, no?

Whocaires Whocaires

David Tyree is 100% RIGHT. Do we vilify a gay man for saying a heterosexual lifestyle is wrong? Of course not - that would be bigotry. We can NO LONGER speak up in this country, or disagree with someone or something without immediately being called a bigot or racist. Our country is falling apart - and we're wondering why. Look around us. Anything goes now, and it coincides with the social agendas being forced down our throats.

lalalalauren lalalalauren

Classy. I am so glad he is staying true to his minority roots. Oh wait...

Ed Ed

Now he will get slammed for saying something he believes in. I applaud him for taking a stand against immorality.


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joe    

Hes right on

1137 days ago
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MeMe    

It's wonderful to see such an influential man standing up for what he believes in. We need more like him!

1137 days ago
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ChorizoSupreme    

Anarchy gets sh*t done!

1137 days ago
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Good riddance!    

If he's fighting so hard for something like this, it's probably because there is something fighting really hard in him to be kept down. Take a guess what that is.

1137 days ago
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TheMarshmallowMan    

MeMe less than a minute ago

It's wonderful to see such an influential man standing up for what he believes in. We need more like him!

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HAHAHAHAHAHAH, thanks for the laugh

1137 days ago
21.

kay    

Good for him for speaking his mind! Before any GLBTQ people start bashing, remember, TOLERANCE.

1137 days ago
22.

Linz    

I bet he gets his rocks off of lesbian porn.

1137 days ago
23.

JT    

Canada has had same-sex marriage for years now. No anarchy here. That's as dumb as someone saying "ending slavery will lead to anarchy." Oh, they did! Back in the 1800s. Wonder what this brain-dead religious nut would have said back then?

1137 days ago
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colleen    

Amazing in 2011 that people still dont get it. If you have negative opinions against gay/lesbian marriage you are entitled to your opinion but why in the world would you speak out about it? You are a fool to publically make comments like this. I am a straight female but my thoughts are if in this crazy world we all live in, struggling to stay above water-divorce rates higher than success rates of marriage....if you find love why does it matter if it is with a man or a woman? Who cares, a gay couple are not beating on your door to push their lifestyle on you in your own home. So why does it matter? David Tyree, I am ashamed that you play professional sports in a country where we love our sports, I am ashamed for you that you are so bigoted in your views of love and relationships and I am ashamed for you that now that you have spoken out on this issue you have lost any respect anyone ever had for you. I call you a moron and an idiot Mr Tyree, and I hope someday when you have an emergency what ever it may be and you are in need of someones help - that they are gay and that they save your life so you have to deal with that on your conscience. Idiot.

1137 days ago
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Phil Alger    

Lets get real! It's wrong all you all know it! Marriage is between a woman & a man! Now how would you multiple any other way! Please don't be so stupid to say a surrogate, that just enforces what I said!

1137 days ago
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TheMarshmallowMan    

The only thing leading to anarchy is religion

1137 days ago
27.

Timmy Boy    

TMZ is wroooong. Being black has nothing to do with homosexual behaviour.
Dont bring up the fact that the guy is black.

1137 days ago
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fkeys    

Question; hasn't the prison system been gay for years (always hear about gay sex going on..for some reason). So, i guess it's a matter of time for it to be mainstream.

1137 days ago
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john5oregon    

To Hell with him and his narrow-minded opinions.

"Two men will never be able to show a woman how to be a woman."

BULL******!

What a hypocrite for using the word "minority" no matter how he meant it.

How in the F*****K can allowing two people in love to marry, be the beginning of anarchy?

HE'S BLACK FOR CHRIST'S SAKE!!!

1137 days ago
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hittiharhar    

ITTI bittys fake human rights for cash.Nazis actin like human rights actives?WTF gay or no gay no one gets married today anyway

1137 days ago
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