Kordell Stewart Denies Gay Rumors: “I’m A 100 Percent Man!”

Retired NFL quarterback Kordell Stewart has responded ex-wife Porsha Stewart’s allegations that he is gay… by making offensive comments about gay people.

“I’m not on the down low,” Kordell said in a radio interview yesterday. “I’m a 100 percent man. I don’t do no homophobic. I don’t do no none of that. There is nothing about no dude I see.”

Then he added, almost as an afterthought: “All due respect.”

Evidently, gay men are not “100 percent” men in Kordell’s eyes.

And we’re not entirely sure what he means by “I don’t do no homophobic.”

To recap: During last Sunday’s season premiere of the Real Housewives of Atlanta, Porsha claimed she was completely blindsided by Kordell when he filed for divorce back in March. He didn’t give her any warning ahead of time (in fact, she learned about it on Twitter), nor did he offer any explanation as to why he was leaving her.

This led Porsha to question if the gossip were true: Was Kordell gay?

Rumors that he hooks up with men on the sly have plagued the NFLer for years, long before his marriage to Porsha, including one that he been arrested after he was caught hooking up with a transvestite in a park in Pittsburgh.

According to Kordell, the reason he filed for divorce from Porsha had nothing to do with this, and was instead because she would stay out until 3 and 4 o’clock in the morning. He also denied blindsiding her with the divorce filing, claiming she asked him for a divorce because she couldn’t afford to file for one herself.

“When your wife look you in your face and tell you to file for divorce and the only reason she’s not filing is because she don’t have the money and she don’t have nothing to lose…are you kidding me?” he said.

At this point, we’re not sure who to believe. Honestly, we’re still trying to wrap our heads around the whole “100 percent man” comment.

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  • nf0603

    WTF is “100% Man”? She accused him of being gay, not accused him of being transgendered

  • jwrappaport

    I think he means we’re 200% man?

  • Suburban

    Is he from another country, if he is maybe that’s how they talk. I don’t do no homophobic?, I guess he wants us to know he doesn’t like men or have sex with them. If he’s not from another country then he needs to learn how to speak properly…

  • Caleb in SC

    @Suburban: Thank you! I am sick of these overpaid, privileged a-hole jocks and their poor command of the English language.

  • sharkbjs

    That comment is almost as stupid as the look on his face. I’d say he’s not the sharpest knife in the drawer.

  • yaletownman

    He’s obviously not very bright. I am not sure if I should be offended because I wonder if he’s capable of translating his thoughts into words.

  • stanhope

    Oh Ms. Kordella, the world in Atlanta knows of your forays into Piedmont Park in hot pursuit of kielbasa in your bun. Too dark, too stupid, and too ugly is no excuse to do Porsha wrong. Make no mistake, I didn’t like her a bit last year….”ashy” really? She struck me as dumb as a box of rocks. Suddenly it made sense, you had to choose someone a l’il slow so she wouldn’t catch on to your Travolta-ish ways. C’mon out gallie. It’s OK. You have enough coin to buy richards. We don’t want to see it but we won’t pass judgment.

  • LadyL

    Actually, sweetie, you do homophobic exceptionally well.

  • mcflyer54

    “When your wife look you in your face and tell you to file for divorce and the only reason she’s not filing is because she don’t have the money and she don’t have nothing to lose…are you kidding me?” he said.

    He actually said this in public? And he attended the University of Colorado on a scholarship? Obviously it didn’t require a written application.

  • Kieran

    This is what happens when you link being gay with being transgendered under the “GLBT” label. People are bound to get confused.

  • Kangol


    Now, now, let’s not make fun of his dark skin, one can have very dark skin and be beautiful.

    Stupid, homophobic, closeted, ignorant, patriarchal, sexist, heterosexist, those he is.

    His wife is actually leaving a bad situation, even if she doesn’t realize it yet.

  • jmi2

    does this mean Ricky Martin, Anderson Cooper, etc are NOT 100% man? What are they then? Is it DNA based? Low T? I’m confused…

  • stanhope

    @Kangol: LMAO he is greasy, ignorant, ugly, and looks like a baboon. Whatever one says about Porsha, she played the part of wife well. True, he’d still be ugly light. Light or dark, she’s a qqqquuueeeennnn!

  • Evji108

    He tok like po foke, from a Mark Twain story. How quaint.

  • Wilbready

    He is an asshat! What makes him think that a gay man is anything less than 100% man? Perhaps if he isn’t gay, he should take one up the backdoor and then tell me how I am less of a man for doing so. Until then, STFU!

  • DKW1958

    Kordell,Kordell come out come out where ever you are, man it is what it is, whether you DL or whatever, give Porsha a nice lil settlement and she will be on her way. When folks have been talking like they do don’t trip, means you got something going for yourself. So many closeted men who get married because they feel they have too, it’s ok Kordell do your thing.

  • Stache1 much as I want to care about this dipshit… ok I really don’t. I will say looking at him I’m not exactly surprised by this shitheads ramblings.

  • TheNewEnergyDude

    It’s called ebonics. I mean c’mon dude….you’re supposed to be a role model for Chrissakes. Not just the lack of grammar skills, but the 100% man remark.

    I guess in all reality we shouldn’t be surprised with his “status”

  • hephaestion

    It’s hard to decide who is more stupid, Kordell or Porsha, his ex-wife.
    They are both dumb as rocks.

  • hephaestion

    It’s a toss-up on who is more dumb, Kordell or Porsha.
    Both are dumb as rocks.

  • Eiswirth

    “I don’t do no homophobic.” What you do do, sir, is speak like an idiot. You may be “100% man” — and that you would be if you were gay or straight — but no real man has to declare that fact. Your ex can do far better.

  • Huitzilopochtli

    @Suburban: 100% man + 100% stupid.

  • sanfranca1

    You got that right!

  • jimpatrick

    What an idiot—I think he has a problem with his sexuality.

  • jimbryant

    So what if he’s bisexual? Is there a law against men having relations with both men and women? Funny how we never hear similar levels of outrage when a woman swings both ways. Talk about double standards….

    Women tend to drive negative attitudes towards male bisexuality because they fear its power. [email protected] women and their hypocrisy. Gay guys shouldn’t be piling on with their own hypocrisy. Stop doing the woman’s dirty work, guys.

  • glitterbang

    I’m guessing Kordell might’ve been paying someone to do his English homework in college….

  • GeriHew

    Regardless of whether or not the guy is entirely straight or not he obviously is no where near being 100% gay.

    So why is he the subject of gay rumours rather than bisexual rumours?

    Because many people, whether consciously or subconsciously, still regard being gay as a crime. Against nature &/or God even if not the current civil law. The basic logic is that if a person has committed a homosexual act then he/she has committed a crime – the “crime” of being “gay”.

    Gay people (many of whom have committed a few heterosexual acts in their time) are fools to be complicit in this bullshit.

  • Freddyeddy

    Clever use of all those double negatives for making his answers totally unclear and ambiguous, without lying. He could go either way. 100% man only means he has both an X and a Y chromosome, and doesn’t have an hermaphroditic sex organ.

  • Teleny

    Really the Pittsburgh rumor was that he was caught by the police giving a guy oral on one of the paths in the “fruit loop” section of Schenley park. The cops didn’t want a big scandal so they let him off with a warning. According to the rumors, he was caught again by the police getting pounded out by a guy. This time the cops did arrest him and it took all of the Rooney’s clout to suppress the story. Not long afterwards Kordell became an ex-Steeler. The stories were very specific and not a lot of str8 people know about the fruit loop back then.

    Furthermore, I believe, although I may have been mistaken, that I saw Miss. Kordell sitting at a table wearing a large floppy hat, at a gay bar in Pgh then known as “New York, New York.”

    Kordell seems to me to be the black Travolta.

  • DarkZephyr

    @jimbryant: my beef with him is his homophobia, whether he is gay, bi, or straight. If you want to claim him for bisexual men everywhere be my guest. He is a dim witted douche whatever his orientation and I sure won’t be claiming him for gay men thank you very much.

  • DarkZephyr

    @GeriHew: I don’t care what his orientation is, personally. All I know is that he is a homophobic idiot.

  • AuntieChrist

    And I am supposed to care about some dumb jock why? There are so many others worth our attention and affections or recrimination.

  • WhiteCloudFarm

    I am a gay man that lives in Pittsburgh, and hence not a big fan of Kordell. He sucked as a quarterback. But I find these rumors of being gay a little hard to swallow (no pun intended). These are just rumors, and there is nothing to substantiate them. There is nothing wrong with Kordell denying that he is not gay, if he is not gay. Granted, when you read these quotes in the article, they sound like he is dishing gay men, but when I listened to the actual interview, I don’t think that his intent.
    He talks like a dummy, and he probably is (no big surprise), but he really spent most of the interview talking about what a bad person/wife/mother Porsha is. I definitely think she is a b*tch and phony wannabe, from watching her on the show. He only talked about the gay rumors when the interviewer directly would make him answer to them. I got the feeling he wouldn’t even had mentioned it otherwise. His 100% man comment was just a dumb comment from a dumb jock, and I hardly find it bothersome.

    Teleny – I hardly think that just because these stories ‘are very specific’, doesn’t make them true. Maybe they were started by a gay man. Even gays are rabid Steeler fans and hated Kordell just because he was a terrible quarterback. We all know gays that use the gay label on straight guys as a ‘dig’. And plenty of straight people know about the loop. That place and what happens there is far from a secret. And for being at ‘New York, New York’, means nothing, even if he was there. Straights went to NYNY all the time, in fact, at times it was probably 50/50 gay/straight.

    I think Porsha was completely out of line to talk about this personal stuff on TV in the way that she did. There is a child involved, and what she did was completely out of line and irresponsible.

  • EGO

    Hmmmm…. If he has to say he is 100% man, he must doubt himself. He hasn’t learned that it has nothing to do with gay or straight.

  • jwtraveler

    The guy is clearly an idiot. Who cares what he says or thinks or means? It’s all nonsense.

  • Teleny

    @WhiteCloudFarm: I don’t know that the str8 people who know about the fruit loop know about the trails. It could have been started by a gay man, but from what I’ve seen, where there is smoke there is a fire, Travolta, Cooper, Martin, etc. The same stuff keeps popping up about this guy. I
    Maybe at some very occasional times NYNY was 50/50, but everytime I was there it was mainly gay. I could really go for some O fries though! :)

  • Dionte

    He’s lying.

  • ptseti

    Ummm Kordell, pssst…c’mere….sit down , lets talk for a bit. Listen sweetie its 2014, yes 14 this year is already done. Listen sweetheart..NO BODY CARES….Its no big deal sweetie. Okay so you have an image to protect. Ok I understand that. But don’t sweat it. You wife has issues I’m sure and you both dislike each other. Nothing like a woman’s scorned so let her go peacefully , give her some money and live your life. She got her reasons for saying what she says. I hope you are not surprised about this. Thats what scorned women do- get over it.

    Now, the 100% man thing , umm I don’t get it. So are you saying that gay people are NOT 100% men? Ok I know, you are under pressure so you talk gibberish. Baby, relax, breathe in, and breathe out. The fact that your are vehemently denying gives people reason to suspect something…ANYTHING…so your best bet is to leave it alone, get off the airwaves and internet wave and chill. Go back in your closet and STAY there. Now be careful who you sleep with honey, you don’t want your movie appear on the internet one day.okay? Bye ….kiss kiss…

  • Teleny

    When the rumors first started to circulate in Pittsburgh this idiot called a team meeting where he said something to the effect of he’s into “Adam&Eve” rather than “Adam & Steve.” He then told the Steelers to protect their wives & girl friends from him (Kordell) as he had something to prove & would fornicate with their women.

  • DarSco

    He reminds me of guys i slept with when i was a teen & in my 20’s. They HATED homos & would creep over to my house to suck me off & give me that raw booty! LOLOL! Then get pissed off when i was too busy to sleep with them. He’s a cute one too! Problebly dated women cuz he was such a cumm slut & no self respecting gay man would have him. some of you kno those type of guys, your brothers buddy, that cute athlete at school or that horny co-worker who picks on you a lil too much.

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