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'Duck Dynasty'

A&E Publicist MIA

When Phil Went Off On Gays!

12/20/2013 4:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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If you asked yourself "Where was the publicist?" when "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson went off on gays during his big interview with GQ magazine ... TMZ now has the answer ... the publicist was not there!

Sources very familiar with the situation tell us ... a publicist did indeed accompany Robertson to the interview -- per A&E's rigid PR policy -- and the interview took place in several locations.  When the GQ reporter and Phil hopped on ATVs, the publicist didn't come along for the ride.

We're told it was then the reporter apparently saw an opening and Phil made his incendiary anti-gay comments

It's pretty shocking ... because Phil is widely known as a loose cannon ... so it's a little like playing Russian Roulette to let him gallivant off with a reporter.

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166.

Keith Murphy    

The people who are complaining don't watch the program so its kinda funny that they would care except to control the speech. A&E you are a bunch of lady's private parts and are missing your man parts. People watch the program because they represent the largest part of the American people we pray at dinner and multiply times a day. I really think this is just a play to make it main stream as a cheap making plan. But Phil is real... Tired of watching some flaming neutral gender TV of freaks .
American Values work hard,pray hard and **** hard The 10% will only have 1.2 children compared to my 4 .9 so they will fade away. That why they have to control TV. bye bye . Phil ROCKS!!!!!!

212 days ago
167.

bart    

A&E is all about the mighty dollar. They knew long ago they had a loose canon. The man says hateful things about gays and blacks but that is ok as long as the show makes a profit fom the white trash crowd.

212 days ago
168.

Oddie    

Ugh. This whole thing is one giant publicity stunt. Look up what the lads from Duck Dynasty looked like before they became famous: rich, clean-shaven, khaki-wearing folk. It's all a fake.

211 days ago
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