John M. Becker

NBC Pledges To Include LGBT Issues In Olympics Coverage

Filed By John M. Becker | January 09, 2014 9:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Bob Costas, Olympics, Olympics 2014, Russia, Russian anti-LGBT laws, Russian propaganda law, Sochi 2014, Vladimir Putin

"If Putin doesn't drag his butt into the studio, then we'll talk about it without him. But if he shows up, we'd rather talk to him. Wouldn't you rather hear it from the horse's mouth? I would."

-- NBC Olympic anchor Bob Costas, pledging to cover Russia's draconian anti-LGBT laws as part of the network's coverage of next month's Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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