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Philadelphia Eagle apologizes for negative Tweet about True Blood’s gay storyline

”caught up on Trueblood. Not a fan of how they get u hooked w/ 2 seasons then bring on barrage of homosexuality….”

After speaking with Eagles management, I realize that my tweet earlier was insensitive and tasteless, and for this, I deeply apologize.”

It was not my intention to offend or hurt anyone.”

Seires of Tweets posted by Todd Herremans, a 28-year-old football player for the Philadelphia Eagles. Herremans seems to be apologizing for a somewhat disparaging remark about gay sex or gay sex scenes playing out in the popular HBO series “True Blood.” The show is based on a series of novels about vampires, shapeshifters and other supernatural interests, written by Charlaine Harris. It is in its third season and was created by Alan Ball, an openly gay man who is a top Hollywood writer, director and producer. The show has always featured both gay and straight content along with lots of male and female nudity and sexuality. Some of Mr. Ball’s other famous works also featured gay content like “Six Feet Under,” and “American Beauty.” (Twitter)

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