Chris Kluwe

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Chris Kluwe explains the punter's role and reiterates his support for pro-gay Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo. (5:58)

MY GUEST TONIGHT IS AN OUTSPOKEN PUNTER FOR THE MINNESOTA VIKINGS.

IF YOU'RE INTO A FRANK DISCUSSION OF KICKING THINGS, DON'T TOUCH THAT DIAL.

PLEASE WELCOME CHRIS KLUWE.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

HAY, MR. KLUWE.

WELCOME TO THE THOUGH.

I'M THRILLED TO HAVE YOU HERE.

I'M A FAN OF SPORT.

SPORT OR SPORT BALL.

YOU PLAY THE FOOTBALL, DO YOU NOT?

>> I DO PLAY THE FOOTBALL.

>> Stephen: IT'S GOT THE POINTS ON THE END.

>> IT'S ELONGATED STONCHTS STITCHES ON THE TOP.

I LOVE IT WHEN THEY PLAY THAT GAME.

[ LAUGHTER ]

MINNESOTA, YOU GUYS THIS PAST WEEKEND PLAYED GREEN BAY.

>> WE DID.

>> Stephen: WHAT SOME HAVE CALLED THE CHOLESTEROL BOWL.

>> THE CHEESE BOWL I BELIEVE IS ANOTHER NAME FOR IT.

>> Stephen: LANDS OF MEATZ AND CHEESES.

YOU GOT YOUR LUDIFUS HANDED TO YOU.

>> I PLAYED WELL.

WHEN I PLAY WELL THAT'S A SIGN THE TEAM IS NOT PLAYING WELL.

>> Stephen: BECAUSE YOUR JOB IS TO GIVE THE BALL AWAY.

>> I'M A PROFESSIONAL SURRENDERER.

THEY CALL ON ME AND SAY CHRIS GO GIVE TO THE BALL TO THE OTHER TEAM BUT DO IT IN A GOOD WAY SO

WE'RE NOT HURT TO BADLY.

>> Stephen: SURRENDER IN THE LEAST HUMILIATING FASHION.

YOU LOVE BUT GREEN BAY IS PRACTICING IN THE COLD AND YOU DON'T HAVE TO WORK TOMORROW AND

YOU ARE HAYING OUT WITH CELEBRITIES.

>> I THINK WE SEAT WINNER HERE.

>> Stephen: DON'T GET ME WRONG.

[ LAUGHTER ]

THAT IS THE LAST MOMENT OF CAMARADERIE WE'RE GOING TO HAVE.

I'M ABOUT TO BRING IT AND THERE'S NO DEFENSIVE LINE TO PROTECT YOU.

COME ON.

COME ON, REALLY?

>> I'M A FOOTBALL PLAYER THAT'S WHAT I DO.

I FLEX.

>> Stephen: THAT BRINGS ME TO IF I FIRST SUBJECT.

>> OKAY.

>> Stephen: THE STORY HERE.

THE REASON WHY YOUR NAME IS BREAK OUT ALL OVER THE PLACE IS BECAUSE THERE WAS A BALTIMORE

RAVENS PLAYER.

HE CAME OUT IN SUPPORT OF MARRIAGE EQUALITY.

LETTING THE GAYS MARRY, OKAY.

A MARYLAND STATE DELEGATE WHO OPPOSED GAY MARRIAGE WROTE A LETTER TO THE RAVENS OWNER

ASKING THE MER BE SILENCED.

YOU THEN WROTE A LETTER, KIND OF ON OP-ED LETTER TO DEADSPIN.

>> MM-HMM.

>> Stephen: WHY WOULD YOU SUPPORT GAY MARRIAGE?

YOU ARE IN THE MOST HYPER MASCULINE SUPPORT IN THE WORLD THANK IS TRUE.

>> Stephen: FOOTBALL PLAYERS ARE A THOUSAND MILES FROM GAY.

>> YOU WOULD BE SURPRISED.

>> Stephen: NO, NO, MEN IN TIGHT PANTS PATTING EACH OTHER ON THE BUTT NOTHING GAY ABOUT THAT.

GET THAT BUTT OUT OF MY FACE.

GET IT OUT OF THERE.

SO ANGRY.

GET THAT BUTT OUT OF HERE!

[ LAUGHTER ]

WHY, WHAT LED YOU TO DO THIS?

>> BECAUSE I FELT.

FIRST OFF I BELIEVE WOULD YOU IDENTIFY WITH THIS.

>> Stephen: I DO NOT IDENTIFY WITH ANYTHING.

>> OKAY.

THE REASON I WROTE THE LETTER BECAUSE AS AN ELECTED OFFICIAL DELEGATE BURNS DOES NOT HAVE THE

RIGHT TO STIFLE FREE SPEESM THAT'S THE FIRST AMENDMENT.

WHEN HE WROTE THE LETTER SAYING STIFLE THIS MAN AS FREE SPEECH IT IRKED ME AS AN AMERICAN

BECAUSE IT'S NOT WHAT THIS COUNTRY IS ABOUT.

I FIRMLY BELIEVE PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE AND DESERVE TO BE TREATED THE SAME AS EVERYONE ELSE.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> Stephen: IT'S PRETTY EASY TO PLAY THE PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE CARD.

I HAPPEN TO KNOW SERVE A PERSON.

YOU ARE PANDERING.

>> THERE'S NO CORPORATIONS OUT THERE?

>> Stephen: THEY ARE ALWAYS WELCOME HERE.

I DO NOT DISCRIMINATE.

YOU DIDN'T JUST LIKE TAKE ISSUE WITH THIS GUY.

YOU WROTE THINGS ALONG THIS LINE.

YOU CALLED THE DELL DID YOU GET QUOTE "A NARCISSISTIC FRUMNDA STAIN WHO SAID HE WAS WORRIED

GAY MARRIAGE WOULD TURN HIM INTO A QUOTE LUSTFUL (bleep) MONSTER.

>> YES.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

[ LAUGHTER ]

>> PLEASED TO KNOW SO FAR WITH THE DEFEAT OF THE MARRIAGE AMENDMENT ACT IN MINNESOTA I

HAVE SEEN ZERO (bleep) MONSTERS RUNNING AROUND IN MINNESOTA.

>> Stephen: I'M SHOCKED A MAN WHO SPENDS SO MUCH TIME IN A LOCKER ROOM WOULD KNOW SUCH

FOREIGN -- FOUL LANGUAGE IN THE LOCKER ROOM BUT I PLAY A LOT OF ONLINE GAMING BUT THE FORUM

BOARDS ARE A CESSPOOL PIT AND YOU CAN LEARN FOUL THINGS.

>> Jon: IS TROLL ON --

>> IT'S TROLL ON ORK.

>> Stephen: THAT SAY SICKNESS.

YOU'VE BEEN VOCAL ABOUT GUN CONTROL.

>> I BELIEVE WE SHOULD CONTROL GUNS MORE.

>> Stephen: SHOULD GAY PEOPLE BE ALLOWED TO HAVE GUNS?

>> IF THEY WANT TO.

IF THEY ARE CONTROLLED.

>> Stephen: MAKES THOSE PA RAIDS EVEN MORE FRIGHTENING.

>> IMAGINE IF YOU WERE AT A PRIDE PARADE AND YOU START THROWING ROCKS AT THE GAY PEOPLE

AND ONE OF THEM PULLED OUT AN AR-15.

WOULD YOU THROW ROCKS.

>> Stephen: FIRST OF ALL I WOULD NEVER THROW ROCKS AT A PRIDE PARADE.

>> WHY NOT?

>> Stephen: I WOULD THROW DPLITTER.

>> EVEN BETTER.

>> Stephen: THANK YOU SO MUCH FROM THE MINNESOTA VIKINGS AND A LOT OF EDITORIAL PAGES CHRIS