Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman, who dodged gay rumors in the 1990s, has finally addressed the allegations and explained that if people “choose” to be gay, that’s their business, but it’s not a “choice” he makes.
The 48 year old broadcaster had this to say to Sports Illustrated:
I’m upset about it because it was made up and there was nothing accurate about anything that was insinuated. And he did it, as he does everything, just for attention. I am probably more upset because I probably should have responded to it at the time it was going on.
The advice to me was “Hey, just don’t address it. It’s not worth it. It doesn’t make any sense. It’s ridiculous. All it’s going to do is have people continue to talk about his book. So I didn’t.
But I probably could have responded differently and maybe that would have changed things. Maybe it wouldn’t have. But it is ridiculous, and, yeah, it bothers me.
If that is a lifestyle people choose, so be it. It doesn’t affect me one way or another. But it is not my lifestyle.
So, I’m guessing that means he’s “choosing” to be straight, but COULD be gay if he wanted…?