Vile, Bible-bashing, homophobic lump of dirt. Mike Tyson should have bitten off more than his ear. He well-deserved that public warning. Let's hope he is the first to be voted out and sent packing. And this creep has eleven children? God help them.

Holyfield sparks anger with 'homophobic' comments on Celebrity Big Brother

By Martin Domin
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Evander Holyfield sparked a Twitter storm on Sunday night when he classed homosexuality as a disability and claimed it could be 'fixed'.
The former four-time heavyweight champion of the world made the comments during his stay in the Celebrity Big Brother house.
He was later warned for his outburst, to which he replied he was merely stating his opinion.
Holyfield was being quizzed by The Apprentice runner-up Luisa Zissman about whether any boxers had come out as gay.
Homophobic comments: Evander Holyfield compared being gay to having a handicap
Homophobic comments: Evander Holyfield compared being gay to having a handicap
She said: 'I think it’s really bad that no-one stands up and says it in the sporting industries. I think it’s good to be open about that because it’s normal.'
But Holyfield replied: 'What would be good about it? That ain’t normal.'
The 51-year-old went on to say: 'It is a choice, come on, that ain’t the way nobody is made.
'If you were born and your leg were turned this way, what do you do, you go to the doctor and get it fixed back right.'
Holyfield was later called to the diary room.
'Before you entered the Big Brother house, the rules regarding unacceptable language and behaviour were explained to you. Last night, in a conversation with Luisa, you expressed the view that being gay was not normal and that it could be fixed,' explained Big Brother.

Telling off: Evander was called in to the Diary Room to be told off for his comments
Telling off: Evander was called in to the Diary Room to be told off for his comments

'While Big Brother understands these are the views you hold, they aren’t the views that are held by a large section of society and expressing these views will be extremely offensive to many people. Do you understand why?'
Holyfield replied: 'Yeah I understand why, I forgot about the thing. I was just telling her my opinion, but it’s not like I was gonna mention it to anybody else, that was just our conversation.'
He was then warned and later put up for eviction alongside Zissman after the pair failed to complete a series of challenges.
In the action: Holyfield pictured boxing in 2010 against Francois Botha in Las Vegas
In the action: Holyfield pictured boxing in 2010 against Francois Botha in Las Vegas

The Big Brother transcript

Luisa: Is there any gay boxers?
Evander: Yeah, I’m sure there is.
Luisa: Is it public knowledge?
Evander: Ain’t no-one came out and said they were.
Luisa: I think it’s really bad that no-one stands up and says it in the sporting industries. I think it’s good to be open about that because it’s normal.
Evander: What would be good about it? That ain’t normal.
Luisa: We shouldn’t have this conversation. No, let’s not have this conversation, it won’t be good.
Evander: The bible lets you know, that’s wrong, that’s right.
Luisa: That’s just the way some people are.
Luisa, Evander
Evander: No, it don’t make no difference. If you were born and your leg were turned this way, what do you do, you go to the doctor and get it fixed back right.
Luisa: It’s not about being fixed, it’s about… that’s just the way that you are.
Evander: No no no no no, you mean to tell me…
Luisa: I really don’t want to have this conversation.
Evander: I’m not mad, I’m just saying…
Luisa: You don’t understand, I don’t think it’s an appropriate conversation to have in this house, honestly.
Evander: All I’m trying to tell you, you know how handicapped people are born, you can’t say because they were born that way…
Luisa: You can’t compare, of course you can’t compare someone that’s gay to someone that’s handicapped, it’s not a choice.
Evander: Yes it is a choice, come on, that ain’t the way nobody is made.
Luisa: I’m tired. I don’t think people have a choice in their sexuality, or they would be unhappy.

Today, Big Brother called Evander to the Diary Room to caution him about offensive language, but stopped short of giving him an formal reprimand.
“Before you entered the Big Brother house, the rules regarding unacceptable language and behaviour were explained to you. Last night, in a conversation with Luisa, you expressed the view that being gay was not normal and that it could be fixed,” explained Big Brother.
“While Big Brother understands these are the views you hold, they aren’t the views that are held by a large section of society and expressing these views will be extremely offensive to many people. Do you understand why?”
“Yeah I understand why, I forgot about the thing,” Evander answered. “I was just telling her my opinion, but it’s not like I was gonna mention it to anybody else, that was just our conversation.”
“Big Brother does not tolerate the use of offensive language and must therefore warn you to consider very carefully the effect expressing such views may have and the harm and offence you may cause by repeating these views inside the house,” the all-seeing eye continued. “Do you understand, Evander?”
“Okay then,” said Evander. “Yes I do.”