The Backlash Against Roland Martin for His Tweets about David Beckham’s Underwear Ad

GLAAD calls on CNN to fire the Houston native and A&M graduate, saying his tweets were "advocating violence against gay people." 
Wed February 8, 2012 12:55 am

Like everybody else on Super Bowl Sunday, CNN commentator Roland S. Martin was tweeting about the ads, but it was a few he sent about David Beckham’s spot for H&M, which featured the sculpted British soccer star in his own line of unmentionables, that landed Martin in trouble. As the ad ran, he tweeted:

The Houston native and A&M grad’s feed then exploded with accusations of both homophobia

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