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Tue Jun 25, 2019, 03:09 PM

Twitter drags Nicholas Sparks for his pathetic non-apology for leaked homophobic emails

Bestselling author Nicholas Sparks is fielding a public relations nightmare and it doesn’t show signs of letting up anytime soon.

It all started last week when Saul Benjamin, the former headmaster at the Epiphany School of Global Studies, a faith-based prep school founded by the Sparks in 2006, accused the author of trying to ban an LGBTQ student group.

A series of leaked emails showed that in 2013, Sparks ordered Benjamin to break up the group and threatened at least two teachers with termination for defending the students, insisting that “not allowing them to have a club is NOT discrimination.”

In another set of emails, Sparks made racist comments about African American kids, claiming that the lack of Black students at his school had less to do with racist policies and more to do with African-Americans being “too poor and can’t do the academic work.”


The tweet responses are funny.

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Tue Jun 25, 2019, 03:21 PM

1. Ugh. Not only is he a hack writer whose stories are aimed


at white, middle age, Christian women. He’s also a racist and a homophobe.

What a piece of shit.

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