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'Modern Family' Star

Anti-Gay Chick-fil-A Meal?

9/22/2011 1:00 PM PDT BY Johnny Lopez

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3:30 PM: Multiple sources close to Sarah have contacted us to say she is absolutely NOT anti-gay ... and she had no idea about Chick-fil-A's non-culinary practices. Mystery solved.


On television "Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland, 20, has two gay uncles, but in real life she just attended the grand opening of a new Chick-fil-A restaurant in Hollywood ... an evangelical Christian owned corporation which has been accused of being anti-gay.

Although Chick-fil-A has responded to the homophobic allegations by saying they "serve and value all people," they also routinely contribute to anti-gay organizations like Focus on the Family.

Pro-equality groups aren't happy about the fast food chain's latest outpost and are planning a protest in front of the new Hollywood location on Saturday.

While Sarah may not be aware of the chain's practices, TMZ contacted her rep but have not heard back.



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KING    

More of a reason to eat at chick-fil-a........no queers.

1094 days ago
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cheebee    

So many make such great points of reason......and some people I'm just embarrassed by and I don't even know them. Please stop.

1094 days ago
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LEE    

OH MY GOODNESS! I thought I was reading PEREZHILTON and not TMZ.

1094 days ago
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Nicole    

This is complete bull****. I am a gay supporter and still LOVE Chick-Fil-a. They are independently owned and operated and SOME of the owners have made donations, but not all. It is one of the healthiest, cleanest fast food places out there. I want to know if people giving her a hard time really scrutinize every product they buy this way. I truly doubt it.

1094 days ago
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Jennifer    

Who the freak cares? Stop making a big deal out of nothing. So everyone who eats at Chick-fa-la is anti- gay? Get a life TMZ!!!!!

1094 days ago
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what a     

what a pointless article. obviously this was posted to create hype by slandering someone.

1094 days ago
412.

Michael    

There is no "c" in Chik-Fil-A ...

1093 days ago
413.

E    

Really TMZ??????????? She is anti-gay because she ate a chicken sandwich????? Is the news that slow that this becomes worthy of someones journalistic efforts? Keep it up, and you'll lose reader.

1093 days ago
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Mk_Ultra_Again    

Homophobia is a disgusting thing, much like most of the no doubt overweight people (typical of homophobes) posting here. Enjoy your chick-fil-a and your massive coronary event afterwards.

1093 days ago
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darren    

oh no, the hyper PC gay police/gestapo have found another target/victim!

1093 days ago
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that_guy    

this may be the dumbest story ever posted on tmz.com. And that is saying something.

1093 days ago
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AJ    

Beyonce and Mariah Carey performed for the Qaddafi family. Do they support the atrocities perpetuated against the Libyan people?

TMZ, you like to post articles about Evangelicals, conservatives and Republicans all being "homophobic" and "anti-gay."

You might want to do your research and discover that the Log Cabin Republicans, a group of gay Republicans, filed a federal lawsuit against "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" claiming it was unconstitutional. So when all the Dems were receiving praise for ending DADT, it was because a federal court had already ruled it unconstitutional thanks to some brave gay Republicans who fought against that policy.

1093 days ago
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ryan    

i'm a big ol' f*g and I have eaten at chik-fil-a my entire life and will continue. their chik'n transcends all politics.

1091 days ago
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karen    

Who cares? People are entitled to their beliefs and since when does eating somewhere make you susceptible to their beliefs? I doubt they are slipping religious paraphernalia into their chicken. I also happen to like Focus on the Family.

1091 days ago
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HJTravels    

She should have known and never have eaten at that place. I could care less if the chicken is good, if they want to hate the LGBT's I'm not buying anything from them.

1090 days ago
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