My 2 Cents: A&E's 'Amateurish' Move In Duck Dynasty Controversy - - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - |

My 2 Cents: A&E's 'Amateurish' Move In Duck Dynasty Controversy

Posted: Updated:

I'm probably one of a handful of Americans who has NEVER seen the cable TV show Duck Dynasty.

But since just about everyone is talking about the controversy surrounding Phil Robertson's remarks about homosexuality, I'll share a few thoughts.

GQ magazine had to know the kind of response they were going to get when they asked Robertson about homosexuality. He spoke his mind based on his faith, whether we agree with it or not.

From what I hear about the show, the fact that the Duck Dynasty family is so open about their Christian faith is one of the big draws for their millions of loyal viewers.

But the A&E network suspended the family's patriarch from the show indefinitely after his remarks.

I think this is so transparent and amateurish on the network's part.

If they'd had any sense they would have said, "We as a network disagree with what Phil Robertson said, but we respect his right to do so."


Less is more.

But they didn't.

So now they either stand firm on their convictions or they're going to crater

now that the entire Duck Dynasty family, a huge moneymaker for A&E, is balking at going on with the show without their patriarch.

My money's on the network cratering, and hoping their duckies come home.

I'm Kelly Ogle and that's My 2 Cents.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Featured On

  • Business News

    Find news on Oklahoma's economy, local business, the banking industry and more.

  • Links

    Looking for a website you heard mentioned on News 9? Find it here!

  • Local News

    Get the latest breaking news, current events and headlines affecting Oklahomans.

  • 9 Investigates

    Are you aware of incidents of fraud, corruption, government waste? We investigate.

  • Send Kelly Your 2 Cents

    * denotes required fields

    We're sorry, but only one entry is allowed per person.
    Thank you for your continued interest.

    Thanks so much for giving me Your 2 Cents. I read every e-mail I get and appreciate your comments. Be looking for Your 2 Cents Monday through Friday on NEWS 9 at 10. Thanks so much, Kelly Ogle, NEWS 9 Anchor

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103 is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.