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Juan Pablo Galavis: Gays Shouldn't Be on 'The Bachelor'

Juan Pablo Galavis: Gays Shouldn't Be on 'The Bachelor'

UPDATE: Read the apology that Juan Pablo released.

Juan Pablo Galavis isn’t coy about sharing his opinion on having a gay or bisexual on The Bachelor.

“No, just ’cause I respect them but, honestly, I don’t think it’s a good example for kids to watch that on TV. It’s hard, it’s hard, it’s a very thin line,” the 32-year-old Bachelor star shared to The TV Page.

“There’s this thing about gay people — it seems to me, I don’t know if I’m mistaken or not — I have a lot of friends like that, but they’re more pervert in a sense. Too me, the show would be too strong, too hard to watch on TV,” Juan added.

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  • RED

    aaaand.. the bachelor is the highest watched series in 2014.

  • RED


    Because homophobic+racist comments attract viewers like big brother US. Sad but true.

  • commonsense

    He’s a complete and utter idiot! What he’s actually saying is that being gay is deviant. Deviance has nothing to do with sexual orientation.

  • I


  • Gretchen


  • Gerd

    Don’t know who this person is…..And now I will never know, because he just killed off his showbiz career, you are clearly PG13 yourself honey.

  • Brasil

    Como esse homem é horrível …. Preconceito com as pessoas o que ele acha bonito essas vagabundas dos Estados Unidos dando pra qualquer homem ….Cala a sua boca seu ridículo … não sei porque as pessoas tem preconceito contra gay,racismo ..todo mundo é igual meu filho :/

  • Sutton

    Darnit Juan Pablo! I look forward to my favourite comedy The Bachelor..but why do you have to ruin it by being an actual douche!…They should have gotten Drew!…

  • Don

    The Bachelor is a show for people who have IQs as big as a my shoe size. Who cares?

  • Gretchen

    Even if anything he said was true, which it’s obviously not, what little children are watching this show? Not to mention this is the epitome of the pot calling the kettle black. Can you imagine him in 20 years and 3 wives from now telling his kids “Gays are unnatural and perverted but I was so desperate for a woman I banged my first ex-wife on a reality tv show where women literally go into hysterics after being eliminated night one”

  • Ellice

    @commonsense: hes giving his opinion , as are you, I don’t know why people get so mad when someone says something negative or bad about gay people what about the straight people wheres there love and support ?

  • Martha

    don’t know who or what that thing is, but he sure is an IDIOT

  • Moron

    Ugly beady-eyed pig. And it’s a good example to have 20 women throwing themselves at you like they’re cattle while you sample them all and pick which one you want? Idiot.

  • Bar

    cue the boycott


    Geez! This Juan Pablo Galavis dude sounds like a douchebag idiot!

  • whodunit

    Every one has a right to an opinion but his strikes me as exclusionary. And that’s not cool in 2014.

    And what kids are watching the bachelor anyway? I also don’t know why he had to preficit that he has gay friends before slamming them as perverts. Wacky.

  • U.u

    A disgusting man want to see if his daughter is a lesbian :/

  • Gretchen

    @Ellice: …straight people’s support is literally everywhere else… I can’t believe a functioning human being wrote that sentence What would straight people need support for? Being able to get married? Being able to see their spouse at the hospital? Being able to live in/visit other countries where their sexuality is illegal and they can be jailed or killed? Did you ever have to worry about telling your parents you were straight and risk being kicked out or ostracized for it? You’re absolutely allowed to have whatever opinion you have and I, and everyone else, are allowed to tell you you’re a moron for it

  • :/

    Homem filha de uma puta isso que ele é

  • Brasil

    vai se foder homem.. vai dar o seu c….

  • bridget

    wow, he is beyond stupid. he’s one arrogant piece of *** and if he thinks that straight bachelor is anything better than the worst show out there, he needs to get himself checked. what a homophobe.

  • Wilma

    and going on a tv show, having sex with different women, oral, etc is not perverted and not wrong because he is a straight man…right? DUMB A$$

  • Amelia

    I get where he’s coming from… If there was a gay men bachelor show or a lesbians one with the exact same scenarios(bikini by the pool, going on dates kissing all the contestants, sneaking in rooms) it will be unconfortable to watch.d thats why there isnt one. Can you picture that? NO….even the new normal was cancelled. Ppl are not ready for that yet!
    No one hates homosexuals, like he said some of his friends are gay.
    Take a chill pill, it’s Saturday ppl

  • buffy

    Sorry but he is totally out of order!!!!

  • buffy

    @Amelia: Gay people have rights. There is nothing sordid or disgusting about it. It is 2014 gay people respect each other more and to be honest the majority end up with partners and stay faithful for years. All this it is not suitable for children is total rubbish, a percentage of those will turn out to be gay in the future when puberty etc comes along. People who spout out about how gay people being disgusting and act like its a disease make me sick, some of the best people in entertainment are gay. Talented. Seriously get a grip :)

  • Gretchen

    @Amelia: “I’m not a homophobe but I don’t want to watch gay people do the same things I’m ok watching straight people do”-homophobes
    Also your gay friends hate you jsyk

  • buffy

    Bachelor who cares anyway? How sad is it that he is involved with it anyway. Get a date/girlfriend the normal way. Attention seeking arrogant idiot :)

  • Elodie

    what an idiot. hate him already

  • truck

    No gay person has ever helped me in my career so I don’t bother to defend them anymore.

  • Me

    Why are people so passionate about a comment?…..They asked him and he responded what he thinks. Everyone is entitled to voice their opinion. Why does he need to respond according to what you all WANT to hear? It’s just an opinion. Give the guy a break!

  • Alaia

    He seems dumb. Say goodbye to your career.

  • h4543

    And, what an idiot. UM, and what you do on the bachelor is appropriate ? Are you kidding me ? Why don’t you stick to being “pretty” and being on “tv” and not make comments about something you know nothing about. What a complete moron. Thanks, for taking the world back. I hate the bachelor it is everything that is wrong in the world

  • Looselipz

    What a complete jerk! In my opinion, gay people are too good to be on such a low-life stupid reality show!

  • Looselipz

    PS. He’s probably in the closet!

  • soy

    he just killed any chance he had at becoming “famous”

  • Rick Patel

    Juan Pablo is right. “Gays” are a disgusting danger to public health & morality.

  • Meh

    @Ellice: I completely agree with you. People jump on the bandwagon and throw tantrums when someone voices their opinion. Everyone is entitled to their opinion whether or not you agree. Get over it!

  • Boy oh Boy

    You folks are a trip! People should not have to walk on egg shelves with their opinions because you do the opposite or believe the opposite. So, what if that is how he feels??? Why does he has to be labeled now as homophobic?? Or what is stupid to me a racist?? Or that his career is dead now??

    Believe it or not the vast majority of the world do not support a homosexual lifestyle….deal with it and stop trying to force others to “do as I say or else”….it’s tiring and uncalled for! This guy does not deserve this because he has a difference of opinion. You are all turning into bullies something you say others are doing to you!

  • Boy oh Boy

    Excuse me Shells not shelves.

  • Mejay

    What a strange thing to say.

  • laly

    OH HONEY! Why?.. stop thinking pls!

  • xyzc

    Finally some good sense. Sick and tired of the horrendous gay/tranny agenda pushed on us on a regular basis. Gay ppl would better wake up and see the danger behind this….

  • Jessica M.

    Doesn’t surprise me, this is coming from a typical Latin American machista, a lot of them think this way which I frankly find disgusting, ignorant and stuck in the dark ages to say the least.

  • bob

    Agree. The more gays and their lifestyle is removed from the public eye the better.

  • Amy

    @Jessica M.:

    Exactly. Also I have a feeling he’s in the closet.

  • ivvie

    I think people should be able to have there own personal opinions stop trying to force same sex couples down everyone’s throat. I like gays but I thinks it’s very unnatural and sinful and it shouldn’t be allowed on tv because kids are like sponges they soak up everything they see.

  • Marianne

    I think he sounds pretty ignorant.

  • gay is the new black!

    Gay is the new black!!!

  • jane


  • Joelle

    commonsense @ 01/18/2014 at 2:22 pm

    deviant is going beyond the norm or straying from the standard of human behavior especial social and sexual behavior.
    That would make h oms exuality, deviant. Don’t hate the messenger. Just because it’s becoming more acceptable, doesn’t change what it is. I believe in live and let live, ( that’s tolerance), doesn’t mean I have to support anyone’s life style or sexual preference. It’s their business. If they’re happy with it (and their supporters), they need not try to shame, name call or bash others into accepting it. That’s intolerance.