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'Big Brother' Jeff -- Homophobic Shots At Dumbledore

7/13/2011 6:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

'Harry Potter' ignited a homophobic firestorm inside the "Big Brother' house ... after castmember Jeff Schroeder said he would never send his kid to a "fantasy camp" run by Dumbledore ... because he's gay. 071311_jeff_homophobe_still
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It all went down inside the BB house last night  -- during a live feed on the Internet -- when Jeff and Kalia began talking about the fact J.K. Rowling wrote Dumbledore as a gay character.

Jeff -- shocked by the revelation -- says, "He's in a school with little kids, you can't make that guy gay!"

He added, "It isn't right to have it in a little kids book, and have the head master locked away in this magical land, be gay. That isn't the right kind of writing to do."

Kalia responded, "Why? Gay men can't work with little kids!?" ... adding, "Just because he is gay, doesn't mean there is a thing wrong with him."

This isn't the first time Jeff has been involved in a homophobic situation on the show ... back in 2009, he used a gay slur to attack a fellow housemate.

UPDATE: CBS just released the following statement -- "Any views or opinions expressed in personal commentary by a houseguest appearing on Big Brother, either on any live feed from the house or the broadcast, are those of the individual(s) speaking and do not represent the views or opinions of CBS or the producers of the program."

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GoogaThePirate    

Religion is just another form of slavery. Instead of your body, you enslave your mind.

1010 days ago
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and i would never allow my kid around a (p) rick like this summers eve used water.........damn i pity any kid whose parent is like this......just shoot the b'stard in the nuts so the closeted homo cant pro-create! seems to me when straight men talk crap like this...they are hiding something...bet this guys been booty busted before!

1010 days ago
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Dale    

Expect this to show up on PerezHilton soon, it will be ammunition for his agenda.

1010 days ago
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GoogaThePirate    

The best part of living today is that when these bigots mouth off in public or like the fools on this message board, what they say stays here forever so future generations into perpetuation will see just how idiotic these ignorant view points are. Your children will literally be able to come on line point to your post and say ' this was the exact moment mom/dad revealed publicly just how stupid they really were' Congratulations enjoy your place in histories infamy alongside the morons who supported segregation, the refusal of a woman's right to vote and all the other obvious stupid ideas troglodytes of the past have had.

1010 days ago
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Sarah    

I have read thes Harry Potter books over and over again.. and never read anywhere that Dumbledore was Gay. It wasn't until the author announced it somewhere that I learned that he was gay and looking back on what I read there are very little hints that he is gay.. you can see that some of the relationships he had as a youth could be seen as gay.. I think this guy just wanted to start some mess and it worked..

1010 days ago
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GoogaThePirate    

A Song Of Ice And Fire > Harry Potter anyways.

1010 days ago
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sunshinebear01    

It does not matter what politically correct or incorrect things we teach our kids in school. Just like everyone else they have free will and will accept who they want to accept in this world. Just 30 years ago we as people were dealing with segregation. Less time ago than that it was inter-racial dating. the human race will complain and find fault with anything that is less than what the majority believes the social standard should be. And to all the people who say they take the bible literally... I ask you this why are you the ones judging. I have studied many religions and christianity is by far the most misinterpreted religion there is. Every preacher teaches differently on what the bible says. I don't agree with organized religion. when the Bible was written it was a sin for women to wear makeup and cut their hair. does that mean they are wrong to do it now? If you are a person that believes the Bible should be taken literally then before you even consider judging others I suggest you read it thoroughly. As for the topic at hand. Yes he was wrong to make the statement he did, however I do agree with some of the posters on this site that there was more to the story and unless you have heard the full story you shouldn't even comment.

1010 days ago
83.

MJ    

Sunshinebear-"As for the topic at hand. Yes he was wrong to make the statement he did, however I do agree with some of the posters on this site that there was more to the story and unless you have heard the full story you shouldn't even comment."

THIS is the smartest thing I have seen all day.

1010 days ago
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GoogaThePirate    

If you honestly believe a dude lived inside the belly of a whale you should be locked up in a loony bin.

1010 days ago
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Gsharon 710    

Ole Harve will be busy today removing post. HAHA
Yes because of Harvey and his idiot decision to post every stupid complaint about gays, more and more people are speaking out against homosexuala, especially the ones who were mute.

Doing good Harve...keep reporting this kind of great helpful news and maybe some of you will go seek the help you need. You cannot force people to like the activities of homosexuals, you cannot. You also cannot expect everyone to be your friend, say what you want to hear, stand up for you, nor beat down everyone who does not appreciate the actions of homosexuals. What is caught on tape is minute compared to what the general public is now saying, especially the ones who said let everyone live his own life and the many that were uncaring enough just to say yea or whatever.
YOu know what I have not read????? I have not read about the complaint of a hetero who was torn down by a homosexual for his hetero views. Actually there is no need to report those beat downs because of majority, but we know it happens, but we also know they will not recieve the press given to the homosexual criers.. it simply is not necessary. It is not necessary to have to defend normalcy.
But, fair is fair. There is no scientific proof that tells me, or will make me believe that homosexuals are known for hurting children in ANY way.

1010 days ago
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GoogaThePirate    

The problem with what he said is that it perpetuates that stigma and fear against gay people. It creates the very culture that leads to LGBT members being beaten, harassed, tortured and like Mathew Shepard murdered just for being gay.

When you say blatantly irresponsible and factually incorrect nonsense like this publicly you should be held accountable. If he has truly learned from this and is truly sorry he should make a public statement saying as much to explain to people that his thinking was wrong, and dangerous.

1010 days ago
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Bubbles The Chimp    

Sunshinebear010: I agree with you on the religious bit. People tend to be 'selective' on what to believe in the bible. These are the same people who will tell you that Columbus discovered America... Yet believe Noah gathered 2 of every animal in the world. In their heads, they should believe Noah discovered every continent but they do not.

1010 days ago
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carol    

Melissa, since you want to bring Kevin into this, maybe you'd be interested in knowing that after Jeff's homophobic comments (he plainly equated the situation to being "perverted"...his word, not mine), Kevin has spoken out AGAINST Jeff several times via Twitter!

1010 days ago
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GoogaThePirate    

Noah's ark is a logistical nightmare. 2 of every animal, bird, INSECT ( don't forget all those bugs ) and then on top of that all the food and then all the POOP !! And that doesn't even include the Creationist lunatics who think that Dinosaurs were on the ark.

1010 days ago
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sunshinebear01    

Bubbles: with the Noah theory you have to take into consideration that not only has science proven but also in the Bible that at one time the earth was a giant land mass. Over time the earth's size has expanded...theoretically I can assume that at that time it was possible for two of every animal. Also lost in some translations is this...In Genesis 6, 7, 8, and 9 two Hebrew words, nephesh and basar, are used to describe the animals on board the ark. The word nephesh includes birds and mammals only. The word basar refers more specifically to those birds and mammals that contribute to man's livelihood. Further, the word for world refers to mankind and the area he occupied rather than the entire globe. So take it as you will selectiveness is in everything.

1010 days ago
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