This is so horrible. I had not heard about this until reading your article. Using the F bomb is horrible and saying it out of frustration does not change a thing. You are right -- it reveals how his views are inundated with homophobia. He should have given a more clear message of apology to ensure his fans understood that not only was it a mistake, but that he does not want anyone else to use this word. Thanks for sharing this story. It is so important, especially since mainstream media did not cover it as a main story.