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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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46.

Pound Sand    

The Westboro B*stard Church of Idiots in one the top 5 most disgusting things in this country. Please just go straight to hell!

1083 days ago
47.

Mumra the Ever Living    

Actually, God love "****" very much. If he didn't love them, then why did he create so many?

1083 days ago
48.

Mumra the Ever Living    

Actually, God loves f*gs very much. If he didn't love them, then why did he create so many.
BTW this web sites polital correctness filter can really be aggravating. On one hand, You can say the most hatefull things and if you spell them wrong or put an asterisk in the correct place you have no trouble. On the other hand you get killed sometiomes even if you have something meaninfull to say - it's really assinine.

1083 days ago
49.

Bobby    

Kevin Smith is irrelevant as a film maker and the Westboro Baptist Church is irrelevant as a moral compass. They need each other to gain some attention. Your publicizing them both is only feeding their needs. Ignore them and they will both disappear as they both garner very little support.

1083 days ago
50.

sharmae    

I hate to be the one to break it to this church, but God doesn't hate anyone. He may definitely not like what someone is doing, and they may not get into Heaven without repenting, but He doesn't hate them. It's okay to stand up for what you believe in, but in the manner in which they are "standing up for God" (actions/words), they are chasing people away from Him and the church instead of trying to win souls for Jesus!

1083 days ago
51.

HARDY-HAR-HAR    

They're both idiots, the Westboro Church, and Kevin too.

Both are disrespecting the Lord. Shameful.

1083 days ago
52.

Bruno    

Westboro Baptist = American Taliban.

1083 days ago
53.

james    

BEST GEST EVER...AND INTERVEIW....

1083 days ago
54.

MsRita    

Most of the People in our Country are INSANE. Kill gays? How about real Christaians Kill the INSANE Christians. God does tell anyone to Kill. I'm worried about my son in the Military with all this crazy **** going own I pray for all of our Troops

1083 days ago
55.

JW    

Amen! Amen! Amen! I can't wait to see this movie. Sounds like a great place to meet A MAN or even A MEN!!!!!

1083 days ago
56.

Lisa G    

I love Kevin Smith. And so does God.

1083 days ago
57.

lee    

He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.
1 John 4:7-9

God does not hate anyone...God loves everyone...He is not happy with what this church is doing...and there are plenty of Baptists who are not happy this this church has hijacked their denomination either.

1083 days ago
58.

tommyr    

These C-suckers are just attention whores. Religious people are so freaking stupid...

1083 days ago
59.

Jacke    

Bravo Kevin Smith! Truer words have not been spoken.

1083 days ago
60.

ChloeMarie    

One day one of these members will go too far around the wrong person and end up a "martyr" for their "cause"...

1083 days ago
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