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Developing: Duck Dynasty Star Suspended For Controversial Interview

Updated: Wednesday, December 18 2013, 09:12 PM CST

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LOS ANGELES
(AP) -- The A&E channel says "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson
is off the show indefinitely after condemning gays as sinners in a
magazine interview.

In a statement Wednesday, A&E said it was extremely disappointed to read Robertson's comments in GQ magazine.

His beliefs are personal and don't reflect the views of A&E or the show itself, the channel said.

Robertson
has been placed on an indefinite hiatus from filming the hit reality
show, which follows a colorful Louisiana family that manufactures duck
calls. "Duck Dynasty" has set cable ratings records for a non-fiction
series.

In the interview in the January issue
of GQ, Robertson put gays into the company of others who are sinners,
including adulterers and swindlers.

2013 Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.

Developing: Duck Dynasty Star Suspended For Controversial Interview


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