The CEO of Duck Commander made his first public comments following A&E’s decision to bring back “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson.
“Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson will return to work on A&E’s reality show despite his comments about gay immorality, the channel said Friday, reversing its decision to suspend him after facing a backlash and threatened boycott.
Despite the controversy surrounding “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson’s words regarding homosexuality, A&E executives reportedly admitted that the indefinite suspension handed down in light of his inflammatory comments may not have been the wisest move.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin – who had her picture taken with Phil Robertson just last month – publicly complained that his free-speech rights were being trampled after A&E suspended him. As it turns out, however, Palin is not familiar with the specifics of what Robertson said.
“Faith. Family. Ducks.” It’s the unofficial motto for the family featured in the TV reality show Duck Dynasty and that homespun philosophy permeates nearly everything in this small north Louisiana town.
Louisiana’s lieutenant governor says the “Duck Dynasty” reality TV show is important to state tourism — and he could help connect the Robertson family with new producers if they cannot reach agreement with the A&E network.
“Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson was praying at church Wednesday night for a girl battling cancer as he was being suspended from the show indefinitely following his comments about homosexuality in a GQ interview.
More than a half-million people liked an impromptu Facebook page demanding the show be boycotted until Phil Roberston returns.
The stars of Duck Dynasty are now in discussions with A&E trying to determine if there will be a future for the hit show.
Hundreds of thousands of people support boycotting A&E following the suspension of “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson.