Juan Pablo Galavis of the 'Bachelor' Apologizes for Anti-Gay Comments

The reality star said he didn't think a gay or bisexual bachelor would set a good example for kids.
3:00 | 01/19/14

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Transcript for Juan Pablo Galavis of the 'Bachelor' Apologizes for Anti-Gay Comments
The newest bachelor on the hit reality show find had a bachelor finds himself in the spotlight this morning for all the wrong reason. That's controversial. -- comments about gays are coming under fire and now he's taken to safe fun to explain himself maybe he's cute mini ten has the story. At 32 years old one -- -- -- has the opportunity so many men dream of finding his match on ABC's the bachelor. A former professional soccer player the first Latino bachelor but now his comments to a reporter Friday night are under fire listen. You think it would be a good idea at some point to have a gay or bisexual. When. Just guys I respect them. -- -- -- -- And just seconds later using the word -- -- -- talking about the possibility of an all gay version of the bachelor. -- -- -- -- It seems to me. I'm mistaken I meant a great you know I have a lot of friends and have to do more. In a sense. Need to show will be. Do so we'll mark. You have to do is watch the news and -- -- kind of trouble people get in for homophobic comments. We should be Smart enough to ignore it. ABC in the production company Warner horizon responding with this statement. One bubbles comments were careless thoughtless and insensitive. And in no way reflect the views of the network the show's producers or studio -- girls. One bottle turn to FaceBook to apologize himself. Writing the word of pervert was not what I meant to say and I am very sorry about it. Everyone knows English is my second language and sometimes I use the wrong words to express myself. What I meant to say was that gay people are more affectionate and intense and first segment of the TV audience this would be too racy to accept. And overnight the group glad -- one bubble called leaders there to say gay and bisexual parents are good parents. And that he wants gay youth to know that it is flying to be who they are. He'll meet with that allowed by the way this week in -- -- certainly not headlines a show want to bring them and I can't thank you -- him.

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