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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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331.

Laughing & Pointing    

* F * R * E * E * P * E * R * S * !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

943 days ago
332.

Reggie1971    

It's not surprising that TMZ would try to portray Bristol Palin as being at fault here. They are stridently left wing and are passionate haters of Sarah Palin and her family. Bristol was about as calm and collected as a person could be after some 47 year old man (who looks like he isn't a day over 65) scream the most hateful bile imaginable about her mother. Not only was this man wretched in his behavior, he was also incredibly stupid. This sort of thing does nothing to advance his "cause". It simply makes Sarah Palin more sympathetic to just about anyone who isn't a deranged left wing crazo.

943 days ago
333.

Russell Dee    

My politics lean left and I do not approve of the way the heckler STARTED that argument because he did, in fact, start that argument. And he was saying some really crude stuff about Sarah Palin, however it does look to me like Bristol Palin did go over to the man and confront him. Yes, she was defending her family but if she confronted him then you should report it that way. That aside, she did call him out for being a homosexual and he didn't have a sign on him saying that he is homosexual so she must have based her notion that he's homosexual on some stereoptypical criteria or else she called him a homosexual to insult him. It's bigotry either way. So yes, the heckler started the problem but Bristol then let her inner-bigot show. Both of them did something wrong.

1. In her defense I would say that none of it would have happened if the heckler hadn't started the problem in the first place.

2. In the heckler's defense I would say that if he is homosexual he has reasonable grounds to be VERY mad, and I do mean vocally mad, at Sarah Palin because she is against every public policy item that affords homosexuals decent treatment in America. Basically, Sarah Palin wants homosexuals to be treated badly in America so it's totally reasonable for homosexuals to despise her. So when the heckler started the problem, well, if he is homosexual then maybe it was really Sarah Palin that started it by her persecution of homosexuals. She started the problem by picking on homosexuals and causing homosexuals to hate her.

Before closing I want to add one thing: there is an article floating around wherein some conservative writer is trying to blame the entire democratic community in Hollywood for the incident and he says that if it were Obama's kids having to listen to some heckler insult Barack Obama in the same manner then there would be hell to pay for that heckler in Hollywood, I think that it's totally inappropriate for all of Hollywood to get the blame for this and the heckler did not do a good job of pointing out why he was calling Sarah Palin a whore. He did not say anything to prove his point on that issue. He doesn't have to prove his point that Bristol slept with Levi because everyone knows this but he called Sarah Palin a whore and when he was face-to-face with her that was his opportunity to make his case and he didn't do it. There are things he could have said in defense of his insult but he was too incoherent to do so. Hanks could have said things about the one night stand with Glen Rice as proof that Sarah Palin is loose but he didn't. That's the worse thing about him - he was largely incoherent and he didn't say anything to support his insult even though he could have. He went on to call her a devil, which is factually incorrect. She is not a devil. She is a mean person and there are lots of things he could have said to support that but again he did not. He could have made a good debate of the situation but he did not

943 days ago
334.

Lizzy    

Obviously her rep hasn'*****ched the video. Two men did not "approach her". One yelled across the bar room from where they were (behind the cameras that were brought into the venue creating a circus like atmosphere) and then promptly went back to his own business. She did not "stand her ground" rather she left the bull ride arena and charged over to confront the to man with her cameras in tow for no other reason than to cling to the drama her otherwise lackluster show desperately needs for ratings. Assuming he was a homosexual because he doesn't like her mother just reinforces that even Sarah Palin's own children think her primary appeal is not leadership, intellect, nor even political influence, but sexual in nature. Afterall, if a man doesn't like her mother it MUST be because they are gay.. right Bristol?

943 days ago
335.

Jon    

Bristol P's not a homophobe just like the Pope's not Catholic.

942 days ago
336.

lipgloss    

Anyone notice that the positive Palin comments are roughly the same margin...about 17-19? Guess we have a minority Pro-Palin dumbasses trying to fix the numbers. LAME.

942 days ago
337.

ThomasChi    

Read the book on Amazon,
Sarah Palin in Hollywood, California: Author of Donald Trump Wigs (Volume 3)

942 days ago
338.

Anonymous527496    

She isa homophobe. This is not the first time she hates on homosexuals, remember her Facebook posts of her and the sister? Sarah and Todd raised homophobics. Just admit it Bristol, you hate homosexuals.

942 days ago
339.

Mike    

Why was that guy harassing her in the first place. PS: I wanna marry bristol

942 days ago
340.

Paul Jones    

TMZ...You Suck!!!!

942 days ago
341.

Jeff    

Homophobe? Hardly- she just has GAYDAR! Not that you would need it with this LOOSER. Twice her age and starts the whole thing and she should just pretended she didn't hear it? I'm gay and TOTALLY offended that this human garbage is what your audience views and then projects on to me! If he called my Mother a effing whore I would have knocked his teeeth down his throat, then scheduled a court date on Juge Judy! He's pathetic and so are those who support him...

942 days ago
342.

Bubba    

If you like Sarah or not,you don't scream out to person's child "your mother is a wh**e! She was saying anything she thought would piss this guy off, unfortunately it was recorded. Too bad someone there didn't clock that a-hole!

942 days ago
343.

Jonathan    

Wait, how is using the word "homosexual" as a derogatory insult anything other than homophobic?

942 days ago
344.

Debi    

This person is lucky that she confronted him in such a nice way. If somoeone had spoke about my Mother that way...well
I cannot not write that here. Just goes to prove that nothing good ever comes from people drinking booze. They just turn into complete idiots.

941 days ago
345.

TM Mills    

You gays are pathetic. The guy said it because he is gay and doesn't like Sarah Palin's stance on anal-sex. All she did was point out the truth and the big man calling someone's mom a whore at to hide behind his own skirt. What a coward and a ***** always playing the victim when he was assaulting her: "oh oh oh you're homophobic." Boo-freakin' hoo pathetic losers--grow up and shut up.

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