The recent news of HGTV’s decision to cancel the new show, Flip it Forward, has viewers speaking out. Reports of hosts David and Jason Benham’s anti-gay stance brought the new program into question with HGTV producers and, ultimately, led to this decision to part ways. Here is what people are saying across the web, but what are your thoughts about the issue?
Anthony Carrino, host of HGTV’s Cousins Undercover, speaks against intolerance:
— Anthony Carrino (@CarrinoAnthony) May 7, 2014
Fans remind HGTV of their strongest assets:
— Michael Kearns (@mpkearnsdc) May 7, 2014
Fans speak out on free speech and expression:
@ptrcrt @hgtv they are still free to think what they want.
— B (@BrentWagner) May 7, 2014
Fans add to free speech argument, but defend HGTV:
Fans cry out for entertainment, not politics:
What do you think?
Should this show have been canceled for the hosts’ personal beliefs off the screen? Did HGTV make the right decision by canceling the show? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below.