“Friendly” Explanation.

Singer Brian McFadden, who this week sparked outrage with some unpleasant comments about the color pink and gay men, insists he’s not homophobic, saying, “To come to the conclusion that I am homophobic from these sentences is far from the truth. Some of my friends and colleagues are gay and if I was truly homophobic then I have picked the wrong industry.” Oh, the old “some of my best friends are [x]” excuse. How original. [Sify]