How the all-American family of ‘Duck Dynasty’ landed in hot water

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The Duck Dynasty Robertson family

There’s trouble brewing down by the bayou, says Variety. A&E, makers of reality TV smash Duck Dynasty, which follows the lives of a Louisiana-based family of entrepreneurs, has suspended its star for making derogatory remarks about homosexuality.

Patriarch Phil Robertson’s unguarded references to “sin” in an interview with men’s magazine GQ have sparked a furore in America (see below). But, with another series due in January, the big question in industry circles is: what [...]

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