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SF 49ers Player Chris Culliver

I'm a Hateful Bastard

... But Only In My Head

1/31/2013 6:10 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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San Francisco 49ers player Chris Culliver says HE's not really a homophobe ... but the voices inside his head sure are.

Culliver has released a nonsensical, insincere statement to save his ass after saying gay players are not welcome in his team's locker room and should stay in the closet until 10 years after they retire.

"The derogatory comments I made yesterday were a reflection of thoughts in my head, but they are not how I feel," Culliver said.  

"It has taken me seeing them in print to realize that they are hurtful and ugly. Those discriminating feelings are truly not in my heart. Further, I apologize to those who I have hurt and offended, and I pledge to learn and grow from this experience."

So the following questions are raised:
1) Is Chris' head disembodied from the rest of him?
2) Will he say or do anything to play in the Super Bowl no matter how detestable he is?
3) Doth he protest too much?

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16.

Zer0    

Thank you TMZ for posting a pic with him in a pink sweatband.

548 days ago
17.

Aria    

Only men that make hateful comments like that about innocent gays are closeted gays, women beaters, or pedos.....look at the statistics, just saying

548 days ago
18.

robbo    

So, if someone does not approve of a certain lifestyle choice, you attack them? You're a bunch of cowards.

548 days ago
19.

mar1ey    

TMZ, you say some really detestable things about other people on your site. Just because his comments hit closer to home doesn't make them more offensive than anything you put in print.

Stop being so hypocritical. Practice what you preach.

548 days ago
20.

MGM    

...and probably 98% of the rest of NFL players agree with him but are afraid of the PC police.

548 days ago
21.

Cyn    

We have a 1st Amendment in place yes. It does not give folks the right to use hate speech towards others. He spoke out of ignorance and malice. The league will give him a pass and let him play Sunday anyway.

548 days ago
22.

still2easy    

If it aint stuck up your butt dont worry about it-live and let live. TMZ has a large following of conservative right wing arse holes

548 days ago
23.

Michelle    

Under the first Amendment, he IS protected by law and has the right to speak freely. HOWEVER, when one does speak out, he/she must be prepared for the backlash that will most certainly follow. Perhaps this young man should review U.S. History when African-American were enslaved, murdered, and had NO rights to protect them. Perhaps the term "racial inequality" will jaunt his memory. His ancestors fought to radically change this situation for the betterment of the human race. Yes, we live in a free country but making disparaging, hurtful remarks against a group people will only come back to haunt him, his reputation, and career. Final thought....think before you speak. Some things are better left unsaid!

548 days ago
24.

msnetgate    

Not everyone has to like gays....it doesn't work that way.

548 days ago
25.

firebaby    

even if his opinion is considered backwards, i'd have more respect for him if he stuck to it... its his opinion and in america everyone has the right to have one... but i understand still, the league probably made him 'apologize'....

548 days ago
26.

Mikey    

We're in a market with a large population of gays. You need to go back out there and tell everyone you were wrong and you love those fruity bastards.


Yes master.

Stand up for yourself Chris! They got you telling everyone your crazy.

548 days ago
27.

EasilyHard    

Your Free Speech is linited when you're under contract with a franchise..you can say anything But when your brainless overpaid azz is representing a brand there are limits..

548 days ago
28.

Pigweed    

Preach on Chris. F all these naysayers.

548 days ago
29.

Keyser Söze    

... Heard that cat talked on Artie Lange - NO WAY IN HELL could he formulated such a statement!

Anyway, whoever wrote it is definitely a product of the no-fault, PC bullcrap that prevail since the beginning of the 21st century. So, if I get this straight: it doesn't matter what Culliver THINK about homosexuality as long as he doesn't FEEL that way... right? Your brain is EVIL, but your heart is LOVE, correct? Man, f**k that good-for-nothing brain!

LOL... God. You're a biggot, son. Just own up to it, and let people treat you like the loser you are. At least you will look less pathetic...

548 days ago
30.

GabrielRRetana    

I wonder who keeps his BABYS MOMMA weave on point? GAY?!

548 days ago
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