My 2 Cents: A&E Network Reinstates Duck Dynasty Patriarch - - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

NEWS: My 2 Cents

My 2 Cents: A&E Network Reinstates Duck Dynasty Patriarch

Posted: Updated:

Well I have to give the A&E Network some credit. They actually held out longer than I thought they would.

They lasted a whole nine days before reinstating the patriarch of the Duck Dynasty, who they'd suspended for making some rather blunt and controversial statements about homosexuality and African Americans.

A&E, doing their best we're not really selling out routine, released this statement about Phil Robertson:

"After discussions with the Robertson family, as well as consulting with numerous advocacy groups, A&E has decided to resume filming Duck Dynasty later this spring with the entire Robertson family."

Call me cynical, but I'm wondering if one of those advocacy groups was the accounting firm advocating for the Network's bottom line.

They were at first aghast that the staunch Bible believing Robertson would publicly espouse such views, posturing that A&E can't be associated with such backwoods thinking.

But when Duck supporters got riled up, Network executives came up with 100 million reasons to justify reinstating Phil Robertson.

Their hypocrisy nearly cost A&E a fortune.

Live Radar

ESP Interactive

Featured On

  • Business News

    Find news on Oklahoma's economy, local business, the banking industry and more.

  • Consumer Watch

    Been a victim of a scam? The Consumer Watch team investigates and gives helpful advice.

  • Links

    Looking for a website you heard mentioned on News 9? Find it here!

  • Local News

    Get the latest breaking news, current events and headlines effecting Oklahomans.

  • 9 Investigates

    Are you aware of incidents of fraud, corruption, government waste? We investigate.

  • Send Kelly Your 2 Cents

    * denotes required fields

    We're sorry, but only one entry is allowed per person.
    Thank you for your continued interest.

    Thanks so much for giving me Your 2 Cents. I read every e-mail I get and appreciate your comments. Be looking for Your 2 Cents Monday through Friday on NEWS 9 at 10. Thanks so much, Kelly Ogle, NEWS 9 Anchor

Powered by WorldNow
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
Oklahoma's Own is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Oklahoma City's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.