Posts tagged "pat robertson"

Pat Robertson: Women’s “Fifty Shades” Boiling-Oil Fantasies Are Promoting Sex Trafficking

Over the weekend, "The 700 Club" played a clip of an interview with Christian anti-sex trafficking activist Benjamin Nolot, speaking at Pat Robertson’s Regent University, who claimed that "Fifty Shades of Grey" is promoting sex trafficking. I’m not sure he’s seen the movie or read the book, because all it really promotes is neurotoxicity, but…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 23, 2015

Pat Robertson: Satanic Covens Use Facebook To Curse Unborn Children

Pat Robertson, who is still somehow not dead yet, fielded a question on Tuesday morning from a viewer concerned over her daughter's predilection for posting her ultrasound pictures on Facebook. Cynthia writes: My daughter is pregnant with her first child (my first grandchild) and obviously there is a lot of rejoicing and excitement. Young…
By: Robyn Pennacchia / February 17, 2015

Living With A Boyfriend Is Just Like Murdering Five People, Says Pat Robertson

Brenda, a concerned mother, wrote into the 700 Club to ask Pat Robertson for some insight on her daughter's afterlife, and whether or not she was definitely going to hell for living with a boyfriend who had yet to finalize his divorce. "My daughter is a Christian and a good person. She lives with…
By: Robyn Pennacchia / January 29, 2015

Pat Robertson Thinks Gay People Will Go Extinct Because They Can’t Reproduce

On today's edition of the "700 Club," Pat Robertson received a phone call from a viewer asking him to weigh in on her church's policy of forbidding members from dating or marrying anybody, which has made said members very frustrated because they are all getting older and would prefer not to die alone. Is she…
By: Robyn Pennacchia / December 17, 2014

Pat Robertson Basically Tells A Kid His Parents’ Marriage Is Dissolving Because The Mother Is Ugly

"The romance is obviously going out of the marriage. You know, it may be your mom isn’t as sweet as you think she is; she may be kind of hard-nosed. A woman came to a preacher I know — it’s so funny. She was awful looking. Her hair was all torn up, she was overweight…
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 15, 2013

Pat Robertson Blames Paula Broadwell For Petraeus Affair

This guy. This fuckin' guy. Right-wing televangelist Pat Robertson has made it clear that he does not blame David Petraeus for the extramarital affair that led him to resign from his postion as director of the CIA. No, Robertson says his mistress/biographer Paula Broadwell is the one at fault, implying that she initiated the affair…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 14, 2012

Pat Robertson: Wait, Women Like Porn?!

You are never going to believe this, dear readers, but some women like porn—a bit of news that came as a major shock to Pat Robertson. "I mean, the thing that shocks me—shocks me—we always thought this was a male thing. A boy thing. A guy thing," Robertson says in a cringe-worthy "700 Club" clip spotted by…
By: Newser / November 9, 2012

Move To Saudi Arabia So You Can Beat Your “Problem” Wife, Pat Robertson Helpfully Advises Man

"Problem" wife not respecting your "authority" as the "head of household"? Move to Saudi Arabia, advises Pat Robertson of the Christian Broadcasting Network, where you could "become a Muslim" and "beat her." And it gets worse if you listen to the full clip. Oh Jesus. If you need me, I'll be under my desk drinking.
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 10, 2012

Totally Awesome, Totally Crap: The Frisky Week In Review

It was a very bad week for bunnies. Not only did Til, the famous mutant German bunny with no ears, get squished to death this week, but Miss Cooper, a bunny that lived in an NYC boutique, was stolen, too! We also talked about the veritable epidemic plaguing women:…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 16, 2012

Whew! Pat Robertson Says Oral Sex Is OK

Rest assured, everyone: oral sex is not bad for you. TV evangelist Pat Robertson decrees it to be so! He was speaking strictly to a married man and woman, so the jury is still out on the morality of us strumpets single girls going down. Nevertheless, we are somewhat comforted by his logic that "It'…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 15, 2012

Today’s Lady News: Pat Robertson Says Women Have Abortions To Be More Like Lesbians

Pat Robertson said liberal women like to "abort their babies" so they can be on "a level playing field" with "lesbians." That's an actual quote from his show, "The 700 Club," people. Does that even make sense? What kind of playing field are we talking about here? Is softball on a field? Also, in Pat…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 26, 2011

Quotable: Pat Robertson Gives Crappy Relationship Advice

Co-host: "Pat, this is from Anne who says, 'My husband has always been a flirt and loves to talk with other women he finds attractive. He says he would never cheat on me but his actions are starting to get to me. What should I do?'"Pat Robertson: "Anne, first thing is you need…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 14, 2010

No Handies For You, Pat Robertson!

Everyone's favorite hatemonger, Pat Robertson, has been up to his usual tomfoolery lately, blaming the devastating earthquake in Haiti (which has killed more than 100,000 people) on a "pact" the nation "made to the devil" when it was emancipated from French rule. Well, our friend, comedian Sara Benincasa, is majorly fed up with Pat's nonsense…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 14, 2010