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Russian Journalist Says Chelyabinsk Meteor Strike Was Caused By Gay People

A Russian TV host warned viewers that the Chelyabinsk meteor strike, which happened back in February, was caused by gay people.

Journalist Arkady Mamontov (pictured) said on his program Special Correspondent that the fall of the Chelyabinsk meteorite was punishment against Russia for tolerating LGBT people.

Because when we think of countries that tolerate gay people, Russia is first on our list.

The meteor explosion occurred on February 15 and lit up the morning sky in the city of Chelyabinsk. It resulted in a series of shock waves that damaged thousands of buildings and injured approximately 1,500 civilians.

“This is a warning to us all that we need to preserve our traditions, the family, the traditional love, or not only the Chelyabinsk meteorite will hit us, but something bigger,” the TV troll said.

He declined to say what, exactly, that would be, but it would no doubt be very, very bad.

Then he added: “I know that sodomites — which is what they should be called, instead of ‘homosexuals’ — react very painfully to this story.”

He also accused the West of trying to “destroy Russia” by supporting LGBT rights.

His remarks have since caused an uproar among LGBT advocates.

The group Russian LGBT Network filed a complaint Thursday against Mamontov, accusing the TV host of hate speech. The group’s chairman Igor Kochetkov said Mamontov also claimed that gays and lesbians want to “destroy [traditional] Russia.”

In a statement, human rights lawyer Maria Bast called the airing of the show on a major state-run network “a demonstration of increasing suppression of independent thought in Russia.” She also said that the show reflected “fascism and intolerance.”

Russian LGBT activist groups also say that assaults against LGBT people in Russia have increased dramatically since the country adopted a law outlawing the promotion of “gay propaganda” to minors.

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    • Cam

      If THAT is “TOLERATING” gay people then countries like Holland and Denmark would have already been completely wiped out.

      Boycott the Olympics, let these bigots suffer without our money.

      Nov 18, 2013 at 3:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Red_Dragon_888

      I guess he forgot to say that every bad thing he says about our people earns him extra brownie points from their Russian leader and government drones.

      Nov 18, 2013 at 3:29 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo

      If that were true, Russia wouldn’t even exist today, but those meteors are so damn hard to steer! Ruusian rat had better be thankful we even let him survive! Journalist, my a$$!

      Nov 18, 2013 at 3:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • TheBigOne

      Next time I get on my big ol’ gay meteor, I’m aiming it directly at his TV studio.

      I’m coming for you, Arkady!!!

      Nov 18, 2013 at 4:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • KentonForshee

      We are SO POWERFUL we control meteors. Let’s get together and really reek some havoc over there.

      Nov 18, 2013 at 4:22 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Greg Garavani

      Maybe the meteor strike was intended to wipe out the homophobes and clean Russia from all it’s hatred?

      Nov 18, 2013 at 4:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hyhybt

      Everywhere has its own Pat Robertson.

      Nov 18, 2013 at 5:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • krystalkleer

      and gold was created by leperchauns…and bad aimers were created by Dick Cheney…and auto tone was created by Britney Spears…and…and…and…

      Nov 18, 2013 at 5:42 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • macmantoo

      I’m surprised the dingbats haven’t been blaming gays for the tornadoes that happened yesterday. But I have another theory, God is pissed because the way Gays are treated in Midwest by the Westboro Baptist Church.

      Nov 18, 2013 at 8:53 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Stache1

      You know I love it when these shit stain bigots use the bible to advance their agenda but don’t know shit about what they’re talking about. Sodom and Gomorrah was a story about not showing hospitality to strangers, rape, etc. Something this freak would probably be guilty of.

      Nov 18, 2013 at 11:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Daniel-Reader

      Maybe it was the start of revenge by one of those telekinetics the old Soviet Union KGB (now the FSB) spent years trying to find, along with trying to find clairvoyants.

      Nov 19, 2013 at 1:50 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Harley

      Yea, and look at what happened to all those gay dinosaurs.

      Nov 19, 2013 at 5:59 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Volvoguy

      Have you life ever heard such stupid idiotic
      Bullshit from such a fat fuck.
      It’s amazing how gay people have super powers.
      If this was true we could you our super powers for good
      instead of evil.
      Sorry were just ordinary people, that work, are sad, are happy,
      pay more taxes just like straight people, go to the grocery, go to walmart ,
      not very often , but mainly trying to survive and being the best
      person we can be, no agenda just to be equal.

      Nov 19, 2013 at 6:56 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • AuntieChrist

      I specifically recall meteor at the last meeting… who changed it to meteorite?…. And who let the tornadoes out?…. I thought we voted to wait on that one….. The only way we are going to top Sandy is to do something with Yellowstone….. Lets make a nice new big volcano they are so phallic.

      Nov 19, 2013 at 10:40 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Patsy Stoned

      Looks like part of the meteorite landed on his forehead…just beneath his hideous combover.

      Nov 19, 2013 at 11:32 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tricky ricky

      karl marx had no use for Russia. he never wanted communism to be adopted there. he said that anything Russia touches goes to hell. they are, and always have been, a backwards barbaric people.

      Nov 19, 2013 at 12:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hyhybt

      @AuntieChrist: Don’t meteors still become meteorites automatically by landing?

      Nov 19, 2013 at 1:58 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • AuntieChrist

      @hyhybt: I really don’t know. I thought that there was a size difference but that could be asteroids. Wikipedia here I cummmmm.

      Nov 19, 2013 at 7:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hyhybt

      @AuntieChrist: Asteroids are out in space. Meteors are asteroids that are falling through the atmosphere. Meteorites are what, if anything, is left of the former asteroid afterwards.

      Nov 19, 2013 at 7:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • AuntieChrist

      @hyhybt: Thank you sweet pea. I guess I fell out of the stupid tree and hit every branch on the way down. But I am really good at rehabilitating abandoned dogs for adoption. : )

      Nov 20, 2013 at 10:52 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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