Hmm, this statement doesn't really address the actual issue at hand… at all.
On Thursday, HGTV released an official response to allegations that their Fixer Upper stars Chip and Joanna Gaines are homophobic.
The statement comes on the heels of a BuzzFeed investigation which discovered the reality stars are members of the Antioch Community Church — an organization led by the anti-LGBTQ pastor Jimmy Seibert.
Related: Blake Shelton Addresses His Racist & Homophobic Tweets!
While Chip and Joanna themselves have yet to address the controversy… the network decided to make things "crystal clear" about where they stand on the issue, saying:
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For those of you who might not be expert social media sleuths, we've already solved this mystery for you!
Amy Schumer may toss out one-liners about wanting to bang Christian Bale, but the blonde beauty actually has another man on her mind!
On Tuesday, the comedian went to the White House to watch President Barack Obama's press conference about his new gun control laws, but she wasn't alone!
Related: Amy's Best Naked Moments!
The 34-year-old took to Twitter to share a picture of herself with her beau at the famous building, captioning it "Fam and man at the whitehizzy!" Ch-ch-check it out (below)!
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Meanwhile, at HGTV…
It probably wouldn't shock you to learn that a network catering to lovers of homes and gardens has tons of viewers who also support LGBT equality.
What might shock you, however, is how close the network came to airing a new TV show that stars the twin sons of an infamous bigot!
Flip It Forward, starring David and Jason Benham, was scheduled to premiere in October, but now that's not happening. HGTV has decided "not to move forward" with the show.
The network has kept their reasons close to the chest, but many think they're canceling the show because
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The youngest members of the Kardashian-Jenner household are slowly prying their camera-ready faces into public view, and what better way to introduce oneself to the world than showing off all your ridiculously expensive stuff!?
Kendall & Kylie Jenner made an appearance on HGTV's Million Dollar Closets and had professional closet-constructer Lisa Adams create a custom home for their clothing and accessories that's probably more expensive than most people's houses.
Check out a snippet and die a little inside (above)!
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Ooh la la!
Is this a rebound we see, Jennie Garth??
Not even a month after saying she needed The Antonio Treatment via Twitter, she was spotted with the HGTV star at First Food and Bar at the Palazzo in Vegas!!
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While things at home might not be so great right now, Dina Manzo can happily say today that her career is taking off!
The former RHONJ star left the show in season two to make a name for herself elsewhere and it turns out, it was the right thing to do. Her show on HGTV, Dina's Party, is doing so exceptionally well that the network has ordered 13 more episodes. Woo!
Kathleen Finch, general manager of HGTV, said in a statement:
"Dina's enthusiastic fan base has followed her to HGTV and embraced her entertaining new series. She really knows how to take a special moment and translate it into an unforgettable party."
Girl, we so want to come to one of your paaaaaaar-tays! Next time we're in Jersey, you have to hit us up and invite us over. We want to know how a true Jersey girl throws a soiree!
Till then, congrats on the show!!!
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Amy Smart and her fiance, HGTV host Carter Oosterhouse, tied the knot yesterday at a private ceremony in front of 200 guests in Michigan!
The couple said in a joint statement:
"We feel so excited and blessed to celebrate this happy day with our family and friends."
Congratulations, you two!
We wish you all the best in the future!
[Image via WENN.]
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