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CNN's Roland S. Martin apologizes via Twitter for Super Bowl Tweets that angered LGBT community

Update: GLAAD still wants Martin fired:

Roland Martin's soccer defense doesn't cut it. It's a pattern - read about his anti-gay record at http://bit.ly/w1WboY @CNN #LGBT

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About 10:30 a.m., CNN's Roland S. Martin apologized on Twitter for a series of Tweets during the Super Bowl, which led GLAAD to demand his firing from the network:

Fam, let me address the issue that some in the LGBT community have raised regarding some of my Super Bowl tweets yesterday.

I made several cracks about soccer as I do all the time. I was not referring to sexuality directly or indirectly regarding the David Beckham

ad, and I'm sorry folks took it otherwise. It was meant to be a deliberately over the top and sarcastic crack about soccer; I do not

advocate violence of any kind against anyone gay, or not. As anyone who follows me on Twitter knows, anytime soccer comes up during football

season it's another chance for me to take a playful shot at soccer, nothing more

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Not exactly an apology.

Smh Roland!

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