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Roddy White, Atlanta Falcons Wide Receiver, Doesn't Want To Be Gay According To Twitter

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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White is taking some heat in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) blogosphere for a bizarre series of tweets.

As OutSports first reported, when White was asked by a fan whether he would rather lead the league in receiving stats or win a Super Bowl, he responded:


Roddy White
Would u rather be gay or straight come on u know that answer RT You would rather lead the league in stats than win a (cont…

After another fan called him out on his response, White replied:


Roddy White
every time somebody says the word gay u want to get your panties in a bunch relax

And then:


Roddy White
Freedom of speech. I don't care how much money I make. I should be held to my own standards and not the standards of others opinion.#period

Of course, White is hardly the first public figure to be accused of making a homophobic tweet.

Take a look at some others below:

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