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Dolphins’ Mike Wallace can’t comprehend homosexuality in wake of Jason Collins’ news

FILE - In this Jan. 20 2013 file phothen-BostCeltics center JasCollins (98) guards Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe right second

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2013 file photo, then-Boston Celtics center Jason Collins (98) guards Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe, right, in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich. Jason Collins has become the first male professional athlete in the major four American sports leagues to come out as gay. Collins wrote a first-person account posted Monday on Sports Illustrated's website. The 34-year-old Collins has played for six NBA teams in 12 seasons. He finished this past season with the Washington Wizards and is now a free agent. He says he wants to continue playing. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

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In the wake of free-agent NBA center Jason Collins’ announcement regarding him becoming the first openly-gay major sports athlete, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace took to Twitter and posted this bewildered Tweet:

“All these beautiful women in the world and guys wanna mess with other guys SMH....,” Tweeted Wallace, from his handle @Wallace17_daKid.

Four minutes later, Wallace then Tweeted:

“I’m not bashing anybody don’t have anything against anyone I just don’t understand it”

After deleting both messages, Wallace posted this comment, which still stands:

“Never said anything was right or wrong I just said I don’t understand!! Deeply sorry for anyone that I offended”

Then Monday afternoon, the Dolphins released a statement:

“Mike Wallace has apologized for his comments, and we have addressed the matter with him. Mike’s comments do not reflect the views of the Miami Dolphins. We believe in a culture of inclusiveness and respect, and any statements to the contrary are in no way acceptable to our organization. We will address the entire team about our policy of inclusion and make sure they all understand the importance of respecting individual choices.”



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