Rugby player Israel Folaus car has been confiscated after antigay comments


first_img‘That’s something that comes truly from the bottom of my heart. That doesn’t interfere with anything to do with my rugby and the guys around me.’But even after coming under international scrutiny, Folau refused to back down. On Twitter he compared himself to a ‘persecuted prophet’ and penned a long op-ed about his Christianity and belief in Jesus. #allglorytoGod pic.twitter.com/6XwkEV6GrH— Israel Folau (@IzzyFolau) 8 April 2018Then only ten days ago, Folau was at it again when he posted a lengthy video on Twitter featuring a sermon from US pastor David Wilkerson. In the video, Wilkerson implores people to ‘Get right with God’. While images in the video feature gay parties and rainbow lights shone onto the White House.Folau may no longer have a Land Rover, but he’s apparently still getting around in his self-bought AU$500,000 Lamborghini.Got a news tip? Want to share your story? Email us . GAYSTARNEWS- Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… The financial consequences of his ongoing anti-gay comments are starting to catch up with Australian rugby union player Israel Folau. Israel Folau has a history of saying anti-gay comments. | Photo: Instagramcenter_img eTN Chatroom for Readers (join us) Land Rover has taken back a car it loaned the player as part of a AU$850,000 (US$638,000) annual deal with Rugby Australia, according to the Daily Telegraph.The company apparently confiscated the car because they did not agree with Folau’s anti-gay comments.Folau has long had controversial opinions about the LGBTI community. Including last year when he declared he was voting ‘no’ to same-sex marriage in a national vote on the issue.Folau just can’t stopBut he got himself into hot water in April when he told an Instagram user that ‘HELL’ was ‘God’s Plan’ for gay people. Folau did not receive any discipline for his comments from Rugby Australia or New South Wales Rugby where he plays for the Waratahs.‘I stand firm in what I believe in and that’s something personal with who I am,’ Folau said in April. Rugby star is a ‘persecuted prophet’ for anti-gay comment backlash‘HELL’ is God’s plan for gays according to rugby star Israel FolauRugby star dodges punishment for saying God’s plan for gays is ‘HELL’Read the full article on Gaystarnews:  :https://www.gaystarnews.com/article/rugbys-israel-folau-has-car-confiscated-because-of-anti-gay-comments/last_img read more