Sports Anchor Famous for Defending Michael Sam Mocks Kiss Hysteria

Texas sports anchor Dale Hansen became nationally famous back in February for defending Michael Sam against the ridiculous anti-gay outcry over him possibly being drafted by the NFL. Well, this week Hansen stuck up for Sam again, mocking the absolute hysteria by which some people reacted to ESPN broadcasting him kissing his boyfriend. And let this serve as a direct contrast with how someone on the exact same TV network reacted to the Sam kiss, with the kind of shock and disdain Hansen was mocking.

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Hansen opened the segment by praising Sam’s abilities before showing video of the kiss. He mockingly observed, “The world apparently shook, we almost collided with the sun, yet somehow we have survived another day.”

He roasted an NFL player who tweeted out a negative reaction to Sam and said, “I do not understand why so many people are so afraid of a gay man in an NFL locker room. I think the other players are gonna be okay.”

Watch the video below, via WFAA:

[h/t Fox Sports]
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