Duck Dynasty family extends support for suspended star

Duck Dynasty, Robertson family

Days after Phil Robertson was suspended from the show Duck Dynasty, his family released a statement showing their support for him.

Posted on Duck Commander.com Thursday, December 19, 2013 the Robertson family reached-out to say thanks for all the support they have received. The statement said that the family is disappointed that A&E has placed Phil on hiatus for what he said.

“Phil would never incite or encourage hate,” said the statement. “We are disappointed that Phil has been placed on hiatus for expressing his faith, which is his constitutionally protected right.”

Click here to read the full statement.

The family said they are having discussions with A&E to determine what the future holds for Duck Dynasty.

“We have had a successful working relationship with A&E but, as a family, we cannot imagine the show going forward without our patriarch at the helm,” they said.

2 comments

  • southerntongue

    A suppose we can put ol’ Phil up on a cross now and stick a spear in him since he’s the new martyr for the Christian Right. Last year, it was the Chick-Fil-A Chicken being branded as the new saint of Christianity for standing up for all that is Holy Matrimony in the eyes of the Church. These folks want to be on the wrong side of history with their public criticism of homosexuality but cry fowl (pardon the pun) when their own bigotry is examined in a public light. Batter and fry all the nonsense at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2012/08/holy-rollin-poultry-on-cross-chick-fil.html

  • Ma Johanson

    Congress cuts food stamps and benefits to millions of veterans and disables vets and nobody bats an eye. Fire some Rich redneck from a reality TV show and everybody loses their dang minds. Our country is screwed.

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