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'Duck Dynasty' Star Willie Robertson Invited To State Of The Union Address By Rep. Vance McAllister

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Rep. Vance McAllister (R-La.) has invited "Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson as his guest to the 2014 State of the Union address, the Times-Picayune reports.

"Willie is thankful for this opportunity and honored to attend," McAllister said, according to the Times-Picayune. "I look forward to the two of us representing the Fifth District in D.C. this evening and bringing some diversity to our nation's capitol."

Willie is the son of Phil Robertson, who was temporarily suspended from the A&E show after making anti-gay and racially insensitive comments in an interview with GQ.

Other guests at tonights event include Fort Lee, New Jersey mayor Mark Sokolich, who is going with Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.); openly gay professional basketball player Jason Collins, who will sit with First Lady Michelle Obama; survivors of the Boston Marathon Bombing, who will also sit with the first lady; and a number of unemployed people, among others.

Read more at the Times-Picayune.

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