Metta World Peace Supports Jason Collins Decision To Come Out: Notable/Quotable

04/30/2013 01:28 pm 13:28:34 | Updated May 06, 2013
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Whether it's a free country or not, you should be free to act as you want to do as long as it's not violent. No matter what it is. I came here in a Cookie Monster shirt because I wanted to, and I was going to wear the pants. But I thought you guys were going to judge me. I was going to wear the hat too. But I thought you guys would judge me. I didn't want Mitch [Kupchak] to judge me. So that's why I didn't wear the hats and the pants. But I should've wore it. You should be free to do and act how you want to act.

Lakers forward Metta World Peace shares his thoughts on Jason Collins becoming the first male U.S. athlete in a major professional sport to come out as gay. (Chicago Tribune)

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