Kevin Sorbo: Ferguson Rioters Are “Animals” And “Losers”
By Daniel Gates | 11:39 am, August 21st, 2014
Kevin Sorbo is in hot water for a Facebook rant about the tense, violent situation in Ferguson, Missouri — specifically, the actor’s decision to call protesters “animals.”
On Wednesday, the onetime “Hercules” star shared his thoughts about the city’s protests following the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown.
He did not mince words:
Ferguson riots have very little to do with the shooting of the young man. It is an excuse to be the losers these animals truly are. It is a tipping point to frustration built up over years of not trying, but blaming everyone else, The Man, for their failures. It’s always someone else’s fault when you give up.
Hopefully this is a reminder to the African Americans ( I always thought we just Americans. Oh, well.) that their President the voted in has only made things worse for them, not better.
Sorbo then copy and pasted an article called “Media Clueless About The Inner City.”
Last month, the actor slammed the new Hercules movie for not including him.
We have a feeling his latest comments are going to be much more controversial.
UPDATE: Sorbo has issued an apology that reads:
Okay….I stand humiliated and humbled. My most sincere apologies for my post on the events in Ferguson. I posted out of frustration and anger over the violence and looting. My words were never meant to hurt the African-American community. My use of the word “losers’ was directed at those doing the looting and vandalising and violence toward others. Anyone who does that is a loser in my book. So I will not apologise to those who are looting stores and vandalising there own community. I am very sorry for the police shooting. To answer violence with violence is not the answer here. Real leaders need to emerge out of that community to deal with the problems with the excessive use of police force. I agree with you that the police action has only added to the reaction of the residents of Ferguson. Yes. I am an idiot and do hold myself accountable for the way my post came off.
What do you think of what Sorbo said?