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Kirk Cameron’s ‘Growing Pains’ Dad: Kirk Needs A Spanking.

Who would ever have thought the “Growing Pains” family’s deepest family woes would be decades after the show ended production. Now Kirk Cameron’s TV family seem to think the actor should be grounded. Or as Alan Thicke would put it – spanked – for his hateful remarks.

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Who would ever have thought the “Growing Pains” family’s deepest family woes would be decades after the show ended production. Now Kirk Cameron’s TV family seem to think the actor should be grounded. Or as Alan Thicke would put it – spanked – for his hateful remarks.

Cameron, the former Growing Pains star, is in damage control mode (more on that below) after making controversial statements about homosexuality on CNN”s Piers Morgan show… calling homosexuality “unnatural,” and adding, “I think that it’s detrimental, and ultimately destructive to so many of the foundations of civilization.”

Alan Thicke, who played Cameron’s TV dad from Growing Pains, responded on Twitter, “I’ll address kirk’s comments as soon as I recover from rush limbaugh’s” and “I’m getting him some new books. The Old Testament simply can’t be expected to explain everything.” He later tweeted, “I love Kirk but I may have to spank him…’tho not in a gay way!”

Tracy Gold, who played Cameron’s “Growing Pains” sister, also did some tweeting, writing: “I am a strong supporter of the #LGBT Community, and I believe in equal rights for all.”

Other celebrities responded to the controversy as well – including “Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson, rock star Nikki Sixx and Roseanne Barr. Barr described Cameron “an accomplice to murder with his hate speech.”

Cameron has since begun the process of unsticking his foot from his mouth, but not quite so successfully. In an email to ABC News.

Says Cameron:

“I spoke as honestly as I could, but some people believe my responses were not loving toward those in the gay community. That is not true. I can assuredly say that it’s my life’s mission to love all people.”

“I should be able to express moral views on social issues … especially those that have been the underpinning of Western civilization for 2,000 years — without being slandered, accused of hate speech, and told from those who preach ‘tolerance’ that I need to either bend my beliefs to their moral standards or be silent when I’m in the public square.”

“I believe we need to learn how to debate these things with greater love and respect,” he said, before adding, “I’ve been encouraged by the support of many friends (including gay friends, incidentally).”

GLAAD, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, responded to the email appropriately:

“Saying that gay people are ‘detrimental to civilization’ might be ‘loving’ in Kirk Cameron’s mind, but it’s gay youth and victims of bullying who truly suffer from adults like Cameron who espouse these ideas … Obviously, Cameron has the right to recite his anti-gay talking points, just like fair-minded Americans have the right to tell him that his views are harmful and have no place in modern America.”

I disagree vehemently with all of Kirk Cameron’s sentiments. As sad as his remarks are, if there is anything I can gain from what he said, it is this: the knowledge, awareness and ability to refuse to watch any single project he works on or contribute to the success of any organizaiton, program or entity that hires him.

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Kelly Ripa Shared A Sexy Picture Of Marc Consuelos And Warns More Male Nudity To Come!

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July’s heat ain’t got nothing on Mr. Consuelos.

Ok let’s be honest when someone shares a thirsty photo of their new man on social media it’s cause for an immediate eye roll…unless of course you’re Kelly Ripa showing off your hunky husband of over twenty years in which case that eye roll turns into tongue wag.

On Wednesday, the Emmy award winning talk show host took to Instagram to show off a photo of her incredibly buff husband Marc Consuelos. The 49-year old actor has bulked up for a two reasons; 1. He plays an ex-fighter on Kingdom which is now available for streaming on Netflix and 2. I needed a new wallpaper on my phone. In any event, the impeccable physique is obviously stunning as is the affection this couple shares after their nearly 25 years of marriage. In her caption Ripa wrote:

“KINGDOM is out on @netflix today! Warning: this show is brilliantly written, beautifully acted and jam packed with male nudity 🔥🔥🔥 you’ve been warned.”

Now that’s a heat advisory I can get behind. Check out the hunky photo below and tune into Kingdom on Netflix!

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Celebrate The Last Day Of Pride Month With Megan Hilty’s Beautiful Rendition Of ‘The Rainbow Connection’

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🎶For all the lovers, the dreamers and LBGT.🎶

With only a few hours left to celebrate the magic of Pride month, the LBGTQ+ heavens opened up and sent down one more gift. Megan Hilty.

The Smash star gave a special Pride performance of the appropriately-themed classic “The Rainbow Connection” for ABC’s LA! Pride and of course she crushed it. The song was first sung by Kermit the Frog in the 1979 film The Muppet Movie and shares a message of hope and inspiration which obviously resonates strongly with the LBGTQ+ community. The only way Hilty’s rendition would be better is if she was covered in Muppet fur honestly.

The Broadway belter captioned the post with a sweet sentiment which read “Happy #pride🌈 kids! It doesn’t end today. Be proud of who you are every day of the year, and find your rainbow connection. 💕✨” And she’s right, every day should be filled with Pride!

Check out the moving performance below and Happy Pride y’all!

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Here Are Some Of The Funniest Reactions To Kim Kardashian’s New Horse

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She ain’t no pedestrian equestrian.

Kim Kardashian West is so rich. How rich is she? Kim Kardashian West is so rich that even her horse has a perfectly laid hair do.

On Monday night, Kim shared a series of photos from North’s 7th birthday party which was celebrated “Wyoming style.” The cowboy themed party included such extravagances as a cowboy hat shaped cake, customized ATV’s and a race around the family’s go-kart track because of course they have a go-kart track on their ranch. None of those things received nearly as much attention as Kim’s tweet about North’s brand new “Freesian” horse however, and let’s just say the internet never disappoints.

The Tweet:

The spellcheck.

The probable.

The ingenuity.

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The observant.

The relatable.

The sad truth.

The reason I love the internet.

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