Pat Robertson is at it again.
No stranger to anti-gay remarks, the conservative televangelist advised one of his "700 Club" viewers to forgive her husband of 11 years after he apparently cheated on her with a male friend he'd met at their church when they were drunk, Right Wing Watch first reported.
"He didn't know what he was dealing with," Robertson told the viewer in the April 27 broadcast. "If he were this way all the time, if he's a habitual drunk, if he's a habitual homosexual, if he's a habitual philanderer and all the rest of it, then by all means, take a hike. But one time, 11 years, don't throw all of that away."
In the same broadcast, Robertson told a concerned mother to "pray that God will straighten out" her teenage lesbian daughter, who recently came out of the closet.
Proclaiming that teen girls don't know what dress they're supposed to wear, "much less what kind of sex" they are supposed to be, he suggested, "Maybe get her in a camp, a Christian camp in the summer where they are really on fire for the Lord."
The comments aren't particularly surprising given Robertson's outspoken opposition to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Earlier this month, he slammed a Washington state judge's ruling that a florist had discriminated against a gay couple by refusing to provide flowers for their wedding, claiming it was somehow indicative of society's eventual embrace of bestiality.
He asked, “To tell a florist that she’s got to provide flowers for a particular kind of wedding? What if somebody wanted to marry his dog? She’s got to have flowers for that?"
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