Jason Collins Faces Death Threats Over Gay Reveal
byHilton Haterat May 1, 2013 5:20 pm
Jason Collins is a gay professional basketball player.And based on this fact, some people on Twitter apparently want the center to be killed.Despite receiving anonslaught of supportafter hecame out of the closetthis week, Collins has also been the subject of
some serious Internet hate and even a few threats against his life.Among the worst we've seen:"Yous a dead f****t talkn on tv Boy."Listening to Jason Collins describe his gayness as 'beautiful' makes me wanna puke. And kill him.""Jason collins comes out the closet! Kill that biiitttchhhh!!!""Jason Collins should get the death penalty lol how u a 7 foot gay dude lol the west is crazy smh"Granted, there will always be moronic haters who hide behind a keyboard.Remember whenSelena Gomez received death threatsfor dating Justin Bieber?But Collins has handled the adversity very well this week, appearing on Good Morning America; on a Grantland podcastwith Bill Simmons; and will soon sit across from Oprah on OWN.
What is your reaction to Collins coming out of the closet?
Good for him!Who cares?He should go back in the closet!