We can’t believe he managed to sit there for so long in the first place!
While the LGBT community is currently reeling from the most deadly hate crime in our peoples’ history, not everyone around the world is convinced this was a homophobic attack.
Like most media outlets, Sky News has spent most of the last 24 hours focusing on the 49 individuals murdered at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida early Sunday morning.
Related: Here Are The 49 Orlando Nightclub Shooting Victims
However, the British news source has the unique distinction of being the only network we’ve seen so far guilty of offending their own gay correspondent during a live taping!
During the station’s Press Preview with Mark Longhurst, Mark and cohost Julia Hartley-Brewer tried to say that the mass murder had nothing to do with the sexuality of the victims, but was instead a terrorist attack that just so happened to take place at a gay club…
Luckily, out gay correspondent Owen Jones was there to defend his LGBT brothers and sisters, and even walked off the set when their casual homophobia became too much for him to handle!
Ch-ch-check out the way Owen AH-Mazingly dealt with ignorance live on the air (below)!!!
[Image via Sky News.]
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