When Your Adolescent Sexual Fantasy Turns Out To Be A Bigot: Kevin Sorbo Edition
by Dan Avery 3h ago It’s becoming increasingly hard to hold onto the celebrity fantasies of my youth: First Scott Baio came out swinging for Trump, then Antonio Sabato Jr. did the same. Dean Cain, Superman himself, has been making the rounds defending the president against accusations of racism and incompetence. The latest idol to fall is Kevin Sorbo, the muscular star of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys from 1995 to 1999. Hercules: The Legendary Journeys/NBCUniversal Sorbo’s Olympian was beefier than my preferred heartthrobs, but in the pre-Internet 90s shirtless hunks were tough to come by, so I took what I could get. And it’s not like he was hard to look at or anything. Hercules: The Legendary Journeys/NBCUniversal It turns out Sorbo will be speaking at the anti-gay Value Voters Summit next month, alongside Kirk Cameron, Michelle Bachmann, and Donald Trump himself. The annual conference is sponsored by the Family Research Council, which essentially exists to fight LGBT rights. (The Southern Poverty Law Center labeled FRC a homophobic hate group in 2010.) Lest you think Sorbo signed up without knowing what he was getting into, he’s been an outspoken Trump supporter for some time—and even claimed Jesus would
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