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Westboro Baptist Church

We're A Rabid Dog And

We're Going After "Red State"

9/4/2011 8:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0902_red_state_composite_exThe Westboro Baptist Church has set its hateful sights on the movie, "Red State" -- which will be released in theaters later this month -- calling director Kevin Smith "a God-hating clown."

The Church spokesperson says, "God hates fags, God hates fag enablers, therefore God hates Kevin Smith."

The movie puts the spotlight on a fanatical church whose members kill "sinners" -- many say it bares a resemblance to Westboro.

As for Kevin Smith -- he's unfazed by Westboro's promise to disrupt the movie release.

Smith tells TMZ, "Well Jesus told ME he loved 'Red State.'  He said it makes up for 'Cop Out.'  He also said neither He nor His Heavenly Father have any affiliation with the Westboro Baptist Church."

Smith has more to say about God ... "He loves all the 'Dark Knight' footage he's seen so far on TMZ."

Smith also wants Westboro to know, "'Red State' is available now on VOD."

Check out our recent TMZ Live interview with the director himself below:


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Isn't it amazing how people can twist things anyway they want just to make it fit their agenda.

1109 days ago


Westboro Baptist Church is taking self-promotion classes from Kanye West.. need we say more?

1109 days ago


someone please put the rabid dogs to sleep

1109 days ago


More right-wing loonies Hell-bent on destroying the world.

1109 days ago


Does anyone stand outside their church and scream at them. I mean the whole turn the other cheek thing but really.

1109 days ago

some guy    

Where the hell did Smith find money to make a movie? This guy should've stopped directing after 'Clerks'.

1109 days ago


Why does the media even cover these insane, defective people they should just ignore them they will go away. Yes they have a right to protest, but that's not protesting by any means. they are just very unkind and ugly and frankly I've had it with these types of monsters messing up our world.

1109 days ago


These people must be very unhappy individuals. Ignore them and maybe somebody else will shoot them or accidentally run them over at their next protest. S***bags!!

1109 days ago


Theres just nothing not to love about kevin smith,been a fan always,i'm more impressed everyday..good luck.

1109 days ago


the more you give these hateful people the recognition they want for protesting our armed forces the more their hate will grow. Speaking from a army brat ex army wife and ex solider these low life people need to get what is coming for them. but that is how they make their money to travel to do these hate crime. they provoke people to hit them so they can sue them to get money that is whey even hells angles will stand in front of them these people are are just out for a check so idk why tms would even put them on their site you should be ashamed

1109 days ago


Kevin Smith = The coolest SOB ever born. Him leaving directing makes me as sad as the jews were in the holocaust.

1109 days ago

A. Nony Mouse    

While I'm sure it would be much more entertaining if they bared a resemblance - I think you might in fact have meant to say that they bear a resemblance.

1109 days ago


"God Doesn't Love You... Unless You Fear Him." - Red State
Can't wait to see this movie and really wish this wasn't the second to last of his directorial career.

1109 days ago

keep n it real    

Thi*****efull church has so much in common with barack obama's church with the exception of barack's church mainly focuses on hatred of white people and anything American (except welfare).

1109 days ago


Quit giving them attention. Exactly what they want and it only adds fuel to the fire. They are ridiculous and most of the world could care less about what they think or say. They will rot in hell for being hypocrites anyway.

1109 days ago
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