Quantcast

Dallas TV host storms off set over Michael Sam kiss - 12 News KBMT and K-JAC. News, Weather and Sports for SE Texas

Dallas TV host storms off set over Michael Sam kiss

Posted:
A Dallas-area television host left the set Tuesday morning after a very heated discussion over Michael Sam kissing his boyfriend on television.

Amy Kushnir is one of the hosts of KTXD TV's "The Broadcast."

On Tuesday, the topic turned to ESPN's decision to broadcast Michael Sam's emotional kiss. 

"When parents do not have a choice about whether or not they want their children to see this, it is wrong...I don't call it a moment of celebration...It's being pushed in faces. I don't want to see that. I don't want to see cake in your face, kissing each other," said Kushnir.

Kushnir walked off the set, sayijng, "I'm done!"

Early this year, Michael Sam made news by announcing he is gay. On Saturday, he made history as the first openly gay player to be drafted by a National Football League team. Seconds later, he made waves kissing his boyfriend in celebration as cameras looked on.

If the video above does not display on your mobile device, follow this link to watch on YouTube.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPTFPzEhHIw

Powered by WorldNow

Newsroom: (409) 838-1212
Front Desk: (409) 833-7512
News Fax: (409) 981-1564
News Email: 12News@kbmt12.com

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KBMT. All Rights Reserved.
Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.