Ronda Rousey has given her opinion on Manny Pacquiao’s comments on the LGBT and same-sex marriage.
Ronday Rousey is a global celebrity. If someone who can equal her global stature or surpass it, it’s Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao. After Pacquiao tagged gay people “worse than animals” the entire social community heaped tons of criticism on the boxer.
The incident led to Nike dropping Pacquiao from its prestigious list of sponsored athletes.
Many celebrities like Perez Hiton and Vince Ganda had their say on the matter. Ronda Rousey is the latest global sensation to share views on the incident.
“I understand that a lot of people use religion as a reason to be against gay people. But there was no ‘thou shall not be gay’, God never said that.” Rousey said, as reported by TMZ.
Ronday Rousey has never been shy to share her opinion on sensitive topics. Previously the former UFC bantamweight champion talked openly about 9/11, endorsing United States presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and her thoughts on social progress.
Rousey has also brought up Pope Francis as an example, who shares her progressive modern-day mindset. The 29-year-old stated that she shares great respect for the Pope.
“I really think that our pope right now is boss. He was saying something the other day that religion should be all-encompassing and should be about welcoming everyone and loving everyone, and not leaving people out.” Rousey added.
It has to be noted that on July 2013, the Pope shared his views on accepting gay people into the church. Pope Francis has been actively vocal about the subject.
“If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?” The Pope said.
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