Derick Dillard: Trans People Are Mentally Ill! | Wireler
Back in November of 2017, Derick Dillard was fired by TLC after he launched an unprovoked assault in opposition to fellow community star Jazz Jennings.
Jennings is a transgender teen who additionally stars in a TLC actuality collection.
For causes that stay unclear, Derick went on the offensive in opposition to Jazz, criticizing her for starring in “a reality show that promotes an unreality.”
Fans had been fast to push again in opposition to Derick’s remark, however fairly than apologize, he doubled down, launching a second assault in opposition to Jennings.
These days, Derick is sticking to his weapons and persevering with to precise his transphobic views on social media.
He’s additionally nonetheless going after his former bosses at TLC, which appears to counsel that this as a lot about Derick settling a private grudge as it’s about his views on the trans group.
As The Ashley’s Reality Roundup factors out Derick deleted the ignorant tweet under earlier this week:
“I actually hope it is a collection displaying the devastation that psychological sickness causes, fairly than assuming that these challenges are merely evidences of an bettering society. #optimism,” he wrote.
His feedback confer with a TLC present entitled Lost In Transition.
An outline of the collection on the community’s web site reads:
“Told from the wives’ perspective, the collection examines the confusion, anger, disappointment, and uncertainty that every couple goes by way of.”
Apparently, Derick hopes the present will current the transition course of as a devastating symptom of psychological sickness.
He could also be in for an extended wait if he is hoping for a mainstream TV present that shares his bigoted worldview.
This new tirade is simply the newest in an extended line of assaults in opposition to tv collection that Derick decries for celebrating a sinful lifestyle.
Last month, Derick attacked Nate Berkus, star of TLC’s Nate and Jeremiah By Design, describing Berkus and his husband and daughter as “a travesty of family.”
“[Their lifestyle] affect(s) this poor child, as well as what perversions are celebrated,” Derick wrote.
“If it were adultery, I doubt a network would be so quick to focus on the reality of it as if it were OK.”
For apparent causes, Dillard has been quickly dropping assist in current weeks, and even his spouse, Jill Duggar, has distanced herself from his remarks.
Yes, evidently even within the Duggar household, sure views are just too repugnant to be entertained.
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