Dr. Jillian T. Weiss

DeSean Jackson On His Homophobic Slurs

Filed By Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 09, 2011 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: anti-gay bigotry, DeSean Jackson, homophobic behavior, Twitter

"They looking to take ya down at all times no matter how positive and what you do! It's always a way they try to get ya. I'm standing tall."

-- Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson defending himself on Twitter after using homophobic slurs on the radio, five months after appearing on "The View" to support a 13-year-old boy who had been attacked by classmates,

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Do people really think it's okay to say these kinds of things just because it's a part of their 'culture'? Some comments on other sites have said that he's just being hood, but why would anyone view that as a legitimate excuse?