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Dallas Host Explains Her Michael Sam Outrage: Airing Kiss Was Inappropriate, ‘Shocking’

Amy Kushnir, the Dallas talk show host who stormed off the set after expressing her outrage at ESPN for the Michael Sam kiss, spoke out on The Kelly File Thursday night, saying she is being attacked like crazy on social media simply for speaking up in defense of traditional values.

She said airing the kiss was “inappropriate” and “over-the-top,” scolding ESPN for showing the “shocking video” in the first place. Kushnir did not say anything negative about gay people, she simply expressed her outraged that ESPN would use the opportunity “to promote their left-wing agenda.”

Kushnir also talked about all the heat she’s been getting on Twitter and elsewhere. She explained, “If you are trying to maintain traditional values and view in your home… you’re going to get lambasted because it goes against what’s politically correct.” She claimed that she’s been sent both death threats and rape threats.

Watch the video below, via Fox News:

And you can watch the initial video of Kushnir storming out below, via KTXD-TV:

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