New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees defended his involvement with a ‘Bring Your Bible to School Day’ video on Thursday after left-leaning media outlets bashed him for working with the Focus on the Family group.
Media outlets, who labeled Focus on the Family as anti-LGBTQ+, called for Brees to explain and apologize for his involvement with the organization. Big Easy Magazine went as far as starting a hashtag on twitter, “Saints Don’t Hate,” in order to raise awareness of Bree’s involvement.
Brees, who was completely broadsided by this attack, took to Twitter on Thursday night to set the record straight. “Hopefully this sets the record straight with who I am and what I stand for,” Bree’s wrote on Twitter. “Love, Respect, and Accept ALL. I encourage you not to believe the negativity you […]
Hopefully this sets the record straight with who I am and what I stand for. Love, Respect, and Accept ALL. I encourage you not to believe the negativity you read that says differently. It’s simply not true. Have a great day. pic.twitter.com/4RdTahE7EZ
— Drew Brees (@drewbrees) September 5, 2019