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Bristol Palin

I'm No Homophobe ...

I Was Just Defending My Mom

9/23/2011 5:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0923_Bristol_palin_2EXThere's nothing homophobic about Bristol Palin's heated exchange with a heckler last night -- according to her rep ... who claims Bristol was only defending her mom, Sarah Palin.

A rep for Bristol tells TMZ, she "was approached in a confrontational and inappropriate manner when two men aggressively shouted expletives aimed at her in reference to her mother. Bristol responded to the unprovoked verbal assault by calmly standing her ground and defending her family."

As we previously reported, Stephen Hanks yelled, "Your mother's a whore" -- prompting a face-to-face argument during which Bristol shouted at Hanks, "I just know you are" a homosexual.

The rep believes there was nothing bigoted about Bristol's words -- saying, "The situation ended with no incident, and accusing her of homophobia is completely unfounded and totally misstates her views."

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271.

A Doubter    

Bristol should just change her name to Bigot, and get it over with.

1036 days ago
272.

stevebeagle    

political leanings aside, is there a straight guy out here that dont wanna crack that sissy in the mouth ?

1036 days ago
273.

JERRY AUGUST    

I BELIEVE BRISTOL WAS JUST DEFENDING HER MOTHER. IT WAS WRONG OF THE ATTACKER, TO TAKE OUT HIS PROBLEMS, WITH THE MOTHER, ON THE DAUGHTER. GIVE SOME PERVERTS AN INCH, ETC.

1036 days ago
274.

Christina    

Stephen Hanks, according to Breitbart's site Big Hollywood, owns a LA management company which represents actor Michael Vartan. If this is true, what does Vartan think of this behavior?

1036 days ago
275.

middleagedcrazy    

So let me get this clear:


An older man is shouting vulgar hate speech at a young woman because he hates her mother. Not only that, is shouting hate speech against the young woman herself regarding her personal life (the Levi comment).


The young woman does her best to ignore the disruption, but nobody stops him? She finally asks the older man why the hate --


And now she is accused of something wrong?


Now we see true hate speech. I am a 1st Amendment supporter, as difficult as it may be to hear and watch the nasty old man and the young woman handled herself pretty well (I wouldn't have engaged such a creep, but I am much older).

1036 days ago
276.

joe    

he''s a ****** troublemaker

1036 days ago
277.

There's a problem here    

I don't think he should have called Sarah Palin a whore because in all seriousness, she's probably a cold dead fish in the sack. Bristol, on the other hand, is absolutely a whore and has the bastard child to prove it. It was nice of her to point out to the man that he was homosexual. Just in case he didn't know.

1036 days ago
278.

BDBoop    

Orly? So the man behaves atrociously - therefor he must be gay. But she's not a homophobe. Alrighty then.

1036 days ago
279.

elpablo    

I don't think Bristol pointing out the obvious means that she has a fear of homosexuals. It would be like walking outside of the grocery store and noticing a man talking to his dog that isn't there. One would probably come to the conclusion that the person is most-likely a schizophrenic. Same type of situation here, Bristol recognized that the man is mentally ill.

Obviously the man is deeply ashamed of his homosexual behavior given the way he drastically displayed his insecurity by calling a young woman's mother a whore. It smells of desperation and is pathetic. What a sorry excuse for a human being.

Also TMZ, you really need to lay off the whole homosexual push you guys have been making over the past couple of months. I think you reached critical mass when you posted about a girl eating at Chick-fil-a and questioning whether she had a fear of homosexuals. You're trying way to hard Harvey and it's pathetic. THZ - The Homosexual Zone.

1036 days ago
280.

Jack    

Bristol did not call him a homosexual ; she asked him why he was calling her mother that and why he thought her mother was evil and she just said is it b/c you are homosexual and the guy said yeah.
The guy who was yelling at Bristol had no facts to back up his accusations.
Anyway, the most impressive thing about this train wreck was that a 21 year old woman keeps her composure while a 47 year old liberal drunk makes a horses-patoot of himself.

1036 days ago
281.

HaveSome    

Of course you unethical, Liberal fools are casting aspersions toward a 20-year-old, just minding her business and having fun, who was berated by a 47-year-old man/loser who really should have more discipline and maturity and should know better.

Sarah Palin is an attractive women. Hence if he has animosity toward her perhaps it is valid to question his sexuality.

Just leave the girl in peace you cretins.

1036 days ago
282.

LL    

Once again TMZ, thank you for taking things completely out of context. First, she was not "shouting" in a degrading, yelling, manner, but she was rather speaking, loudly and matter-of-factly in a very loud, noisy bar. Second of all, he was harassing and antagonizing her, SHOUTING, from across the bar, hateful comments about her mother- from across the bar. Thirdly she was simply pointing out an obvious reason as to why he would say such hateful things as the gay community has made glaringly obvious to the entire county the way they feel about Sarah Palin. Lastly, she was in no way being offensive by stating the obvious fact that he is gay, no less than if he were to call her straight, or white, or any other OBVIOUS fact someone can see upon first glance. This is journalism at it's worst but then again what else would you expect from gossip columnists who can't get a real job reporting objective news stories.

1036 days ago
283.

grandmacc    

He looks more like a Transgender that has been redone !

1036 days ago
284.

thomas    

I doubt any of the Palins understand the meaning of the word "homophobe" any more than they undertand the meaning of "racist" or "Christian".

1036 days ago
285.

Lanche    

Just another dysfunctional, psychologically, defunct homosexual.

1036 days ago
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