Sherri Shepard “Doesn’t Agree With Your Lifestyle,” But She’s Glad You Still Love Her

sherri-sheperdExtra, Extra! A raging homophobe has claimed she is not homophobic!

Sherri Shepherd, chronically “misunderstood” bigoted host of The View—quite possibly the only one who could ever make Elizabeth Hasselbeck look sane—sat down with Fusion this week to reflect on her six awful years as a woman who was paid to stand on a soapbox and insult homosexuals.

In case you forgot, Ms. Shepherd has previously blamed gay men for spreading HIV to women, lobbied for straight soldiers to have “access to counseling” after showering with gay soldiers, told viewers that gay relationships are “all about the sex,” said she is appalled by boys in dresses, told America that nothing predates Christianity, and made a case for heterosexuality by claiming lesbian women cannot defend themselves without men. Phew!

But you have it all wrong, guys. Sherri doesn’t hate you, she just doesn’t “agree with your lifestyle.” She’s also glad you still love her for speaking her mind:

I think people feel I’m very judgmental. I think people feel I’m very homophobic. If they knew me, and knew my heart … You grow up being a Christian and you grow up believing homosexuality is a sin; you’re going to hell if you’re a homosexual. This is something that they teach in churches. So it’s something that I grew up believing.

And by the same moronic logic, we guess she could also justify racism? She’d be okay with racist people so long as they “grew up believing” racism was acceptable, right?

I might not agree with your lifestyle, but I love you. You may not agree with my lifestyle, but you love me … I don’t say it’s a choice. If you tell me, ‘Sherri, I was born gay.’ Okay. I’m not gonna argue with you, because I can’t tell you how you feel and what’s going on inside. I’m trying to make it into heaven by the skin of my teeth … I don’t know who I’m gonna see. So if you tell me you’re born [gay], I’m not gonna argue with you. And I absolutely respect you for that. I just ask that people respect how I feel, [I] respect how you feel and we can have a great dialogue.

Sorry, Sherri. In order for us to “have a great dialogue,” you’d need to first clear the cobwebs out of that head and at least recognize how asinine you sound.

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  • Wingfield

    Wow I’m surprised by those comments. I don’t watch the view very often but the few times I have I thought both Sherri and even Elizabeth had finally agreed on the importance of gay marriage? Or rather that it wouldn’t destroy the planet. O well… This is also the women who said she didn’t know if the earth was flat and didn’t care because her only job is to make sure she can feed her son.

  • marc sfe

    Look bubble brain, you don’t know me so you cannot say you love me. I don’t know you at all, and therefore, there is NO WAY IN HELL I would say I love you. Even if I did know you, there is NO WAY IN HELL I’d tell you I Love you. Moe-ron.

  • demetreus

    Since queerty is always so quick to make the racism/homophobic comparison, I am going to give you a strong dose of reality.
    Like racism, homophobia will NEVER die. Laws will continue to change in favor of equality, but homosexuality will never be accepted fully. Nothing in this world is fully accepted. Someone will always have an opinion of something and whether we agree with it or not, it’s their right.

    Lastly, the fact that queerty continues to “race-bait”, shows just how little some (gay or not) have grown regarding racism..After all of this time…

    And equality is what you seek??….WOW.

  • BBellairs

    I watch the View everyday only because of Whoopie. I have never cared for Sherri, never felt she brought anything to the table. Having said that remember, she grew up Jehovah’s Witness and they are almost as homophobic as the Westboro idiots. I know because my partner was raised J.W. We have been together 23 years and his mother still insists we are “just” housemates (she won’t even say roommates!)

  • KDub

    Sorry but I love Sherri. HAM! Anyway, there are a lot of gay men out there proving some of her statements to be quite true. Maybe instead of shooting the messenger, we should work on fixing some of the problems that we all know plague our community so that people don’t have a leg to stand on when they say certain things. Warning: That may require some effort on our parts, but I think it’s possible.

  • rickhfx

    She makes Jesus want to vomit ! Did she not say she has had many abortions? She said through tears, “I’m speaking as a girl who had a lot of abortions and I swear to God, if they had showed me a fetus, I probably wouldn’t have, but I would have put my child in a lot of situations that wouldn’t have been good because I didn’t have the mental capacity to deal with having a child.”

    She is going straight to hell, can’t change that !

    What a hot mess, her wigs are cutting off the blood flow to her brain, we all need to pray for her damed soul.

  • 2eo

    I’m not idiotist…….. but I’d round up every intentionally stupid person and behead them.

  • Tim

    Of course, Sherri. It’s all good…we still love Negroes, too!

  • Curtispsf

    Sherri, I don’t agree with YOUR lifestyle choices, but I love you, girl. And I’m not giving up just yet on the idea that you CAN be recruited to sanity and love and respect for others.

    Do I hear an AMEN?….and women too !

  • EricNYCity

    This hypocrite used to be a “client” of mine. She curiously disappeared after I told her I was gay. Go figure.

  • jimbryant

    You’ve got to remember that Sherri is both a woman and black. Her views are not entirely unexpected.

    Women fear the male homosexual act because it proves that men are superior to women. This fear is amplified if men who are sexually interested in women are also able to be sexually interested in men. Such men are able to get around a woman’s use of sex as a weapon. If she refuses to agree to sex with him, he can always find a male – as men are much more horny than women – to satisfy him. He represents a threat to her ability to control him.

    As to her color, keep in mind that the black demographic is highly religious. They have largely adopted fundamental Christianity as their religion. Black churches throughout the USA are known to preach anti-gay sermons. Why does it surprise that blacks are opposed to male homosexuality?

  • TheNewEnergyDude

    “You grow up being a christian…”

    That’s all you need to realize it’s just a lost cause and not even worth arguing about.

    You can’t logically debate with illogic.

  • rickhfx

    She must always wonder if all black men she has had sex with are on the down low, including her husband, bless her soul.

  • rickhfx

    I hate her black lifestyle, but I still love blacks.

  • sangsue


    Why the fuck do you hate women? You’re not superior to me dollface, sorry.

  • Pistolo

    Sorry, Sher, I hold the people close to me to higher standards. If even a fiber of your being thinks I’m gonna rot in hell, burn in eternal damnation…then I really don’t consider that respect. Feels an awful lot like insincerity and pity though which is a crap substitute for respect.

    Being gay isn’t a belief or argument or even a lifestyle, it’s a reality substantiated by centuries of hard evidence. There’s no “feelings” I want you to “respect”, I am gay and there’s no two ways about it. I don’t respect you if you can’t truly, 100% accept that because that would make you a bigot in my eyes. I don’t respect anyone who thinks we’re lesser, why would I?

  • jimbryant


    Men are superior to women in terms of physical strength, speed and sex drive. Why deny the obvious?

    Women have superior qualities in other areas but these tend to be based on things such as caring.

  • Kieran

    It’s so delightfully convenient for the self-righteous Sherri Shepherd type “Christian” to make homosexuality THE sin of sins—especially when you’re not gay yourself. Pure religious bliss! Meanwhile, totally Ignore and Never talk about the parts of the Bible that condemn having casual sex outside marriage, adultery, divorce, gluttony, gossip, greed, hypocrisy…..

  • Joetx

    This dumba$$ doesn’t know whether the world is round, so you know what you’re getting w/ Sherri Shepard – UTTER STUPIDITY.

  • Icebloo

    Ha ha ! Sherri is so dumb she doesn’t realize half of the audience of The View is gay men. Now the viewing figures will plummet and Sherri will get fired. There is justice in the world ! She can slide back into the obscurity she deserves – she was always a no talent anyway. Now she can get back to sitting on the couch all day eating cakes.

  • stranded


    I love Whoopie. I wish she would leave and have her own show.

  • ppp111


    Thank you! Couldn’t agree with you more. Any person who claims I’m immoral because I won’t sleep with a woman, regardless of what I do with my life, is no friend of mine.

  • mrsbuela

    oh excuse me. She’s not judgmental?????

    Why is it the ones who pull out their Christian cards the fastest all seem to have Bibles that conveniently omits “judge not lest thee be judged”?

  • queertyreader

    This woman is disgusting and uneducated.

  • queertyreader

    @jimbryant: You’re a sexist!

  • jckfmsincty

    She thinks the world was formed 6,000 years ago. Her brain was formed in just 6 minutes. She’s a genius.

  • nevereclipsed81

    I’ve pretty much assumed this was her opinion. But it’s annoying and so is the View. She can have her opinion, I’d rather not have her on my TV in the morning.

  • GlitterKidder

    As always opinions are like a**holes, everyone has one, and everyone else thinks it stinks!

  • Kangol

    @rickhfx and @Tim:

    Do you mention that white homophobes are white when you reply on here? Just asking.

  • SteveDenver

    It’s always a shame when someone takes it upon herself to fulfill the saddest aspects of her stereotype.

  • jimbryant

    I’m sorry but I am so sick of all this political correctness that we are told we must adhere to when it comes to black people. Yes, there are some wonderful black people – I’ve never denied it. Buy, by and large, black culture is extremely homophobic because it is based on fundamentalist religious ideology.

    I mean, have you ever been to a black church? It’s like watching crazy people.

  • jimbryant

    I’m not saying that religion is unnecessary in one’s life, I’m simply saying that there are tons of people who mis-use it and misinterpret it to suit their own personal bigotries. It’s the adherents we should be concerned about.

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  • Red_Dragon_888

    Sheri? Sheri who?


    Where did she get the idea she was ever loved by LGBT people. Go drink with yourself.

  • Black Pegasus

    I never liked this stupid silly bitch.

  • NG22

    @Black Pegasus: Perfectly put!

    Honestly, it seems like homophobic ‘famous’ people are coming out of the woodwork. But we also have a lot of famous allies, including the damn President. The more allies we have, the more [bleeps] like Sherri feel the need to hide their hypocrisy and homophobia.

    I just find it hilarious that she’s had more abortions than Trenton Ducati has had dicks in his mouth, yet it’s our lifestyle she doesn’t agree with. Under her own religious standards, those fetuses were human beings. So basically, bitch is a serial killer by her own logic.

  • stanhope

    She is a fat stupid uninformed shrew. Who cares about her approval? If I hear another word about Jeffery. I’ll pass out. It would serve her right if he turned out to be a flamer. Politically correct But then I don’t give a shyt about correctness when discussing a heifer

  • Dionte

    Some brains just aren’t developed enough.

  • redspyder

    @mrsbuela: I love when Christian women pull their bible out.

    1 Timothy 2:12 But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence

    I then suggest that if she wishes to say anything else, she should go find a man to finish speaking for her.

    You can almost see the mini-strokes happening.

  • robho3

    I don’t know that she is necessarily homophobic but just plain dumb. Who watches The View now days anyway? Its completely irrelevant. I wish poor Whoopi would get off that show.

  • DarSco

    nothing predates Christianity?! has this dumb K.U.N.T heard of judaism? wasn’t jesus a jew?
    whats really sad is that I’m Black black, Gay, Over 35, grew up with in a not so politically correct family and i’m more offended about the religious comment the most because hated if gays is like ….. normal in the black community.
    I thought she was cool BUT i can’t support her twisted views.

  • tricky ricky

    this stupid woman used abortion as a form of birth control. her uterus has been scraped so many times they had to take her in to earl sheib’s.

  • DShucking

    @DarSco: Give her a break. She thinks the Earth is square.

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