BuzzFeed Story Attacks HGTV’s ‘Fixer Upper’ Couple For Being Church-Going Christians

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BuzzFeed is going full fascist Nazi on perfectly successful HGTV stars.

Joanna and Chipper Gaines from HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” are Christians. And apparently, BuzzFeed and its reporter Kate Aurthur have an issue with that.

Kate Aurthur wrote a hit-piece on the couple for zero reason.

Fox News reports:

One of my guilty pleasures in life is to watch “Fixer Upper” marathons on HGTV.

Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines have not only made Waco, Texas a tourist destination, but they’ve also educated us about the many uses of shiplap.

If you aren’t a fan of the show, you might want to Google that.

I also appreciate that Chip and Joanna are devout Christians. Viewers can see how their faith flavors not only their television program – but also their family life.

But not everyone appreciates those Christian beliefs – especially the militant LGBT crowd.

And now, they are on the warpath.

Another writer for Ricochet slammed the BuzzFeed piece for going after HGTV’s star couple, saying that she has made the entire BuzzFeed crew look like fools.

To forestall the protestations, there can be no serious doubt that Aurthur specifically targeted the Gaineses as the object of her post. The headline, subhead, and first, second, third, and fourth paragraphs were solely about the Gaineses, their popular HGTV show “Fixer Upper,” and the fact that they are (gasp!) openly Christian. Only in the fifth paragraph does Aurthur wander into the question of whether gay people will appear on their television show (like with other HGTV programming), and the rest of the piece is about the Gainses’ pastor’s views.

The word for Buzzfeed publishing this garbage is “harassment.” Even as Aurthur (and her boss) hide behind a pretense of journalistic standards, there is no journalistic content in the piece. The Gainses cannot be blamed for declining to volunteer themselves as victims for Aurthur’s bullying. After years of contemptuous boycotts and Twitter outrage storms directed at individuals and companies over their views on same-sex marriage, harassers like Aurthur have taught many of their victims — reasonably! — to hunker down and say nothing.

What Kate Aurthur failed to realize is that, like every other Christian church in America, the Gaines’ church is no different in its defense against gay marriage.

One Twitter follower pointed that out brilliantly:

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