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Irish Footballer Receives Homophobic Backlash After Appearing In Gay Porn

A well-known footballer from Ireland's Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) has deleted his Facebook and Twitter accounts after images from a gay porn he starred in spread across the Internet and sparked a homophobic backlash among fans. 

The video, which appeared on TheCastingRoom.net, allegedly showed Cathal engaging in oral and anal sex. Clips from the porn have spread on social networks under the hashtag #fergus, the pseudonym Cathal used in the video. 

Though the homophobic abuse on social media from fans was strong, the message from his former team boss summed up the gay-shaming that has taken control of the story. 

“I know there is a problem with gamblers needing to feed their habit and that does not make things any easier," Red Hand boss Mickey Harte said. “Football is a secondary issue for Cathal at the moment. I hope he can sort things out for himself.”

Right before deleting his Twitter account, Cathal himself wrote, “It is a testing time for me. It is a tough time surely.”

(Via Irish Mirror)

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Stay away from Whitlock Studios! I was screwed by them! I don't really care they didn't get much from me but this straight guy will not use and abuse another gay guy if I can help it.  Of course you know webcam modeling is porn.  I am IT and will have no affiliation with any of this it all and won't have nothing to do with it. I tutor site owners on how to boost their Google ranking and usually have no problem with payment except for them.  They will take a cut of your money and give you nothing in return if live gay porn is what you want to do.  Just sign up at Chaturbate, Flirt4free, LiveJasmin, or Streammen.

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I believe that the porn industry is exploitative, and have little use for it. While I would not feel the need or desire to spew homophobic insults to those involved in gay porn, I also have a hard time feeling the same kind of sympathy for someone involved in a film since it was their choice. If you are going to do porn, fine, but live with the consequences. 

I agree.  I don't like porn. I recommend not getting involved in it at all. There are a lot of ways to make money that you can be proud of.  I hear many stories of people even at the amateur level being taken.  For instance, that spammer above who is not gay, Jason from Whitlock Studios is simply trying exploit you to take a cut.  I hear many stories of these virtual studios simply not paying people what is owed.  You can simply sign up directly at the sites I mentioned above.  I don't recommend it though. It is very seedy.  All I did was tutor them on how to boost their Google ranking and I regret even that, I usually work with reputable sites.  I don't even care about how he screwed me and I was not compensated as agreed but will not let them exploit anther member of the gay community.

Living in this world for 25 years, facing all the fears and bashes along with the homosexual life in a conservative catholic country, one statement from my mom changed everything. She told me that as long as I don't hurt anybody, I don't owe anyone an explanation. Cathal, being an actor for a porn need not explain anything. Things are already tough for him. i just hope these things will not ruin his career entirely nor his life. Lets give the person a chance to regain his self as he worked hard for it. Bashing/bullying does not make a person better than the rest rather, it makes them the foolest among the fools.

To those who can not understand that all of us has the right to live our life as we please, you have a big problem, so long as we didn't step on others toes we have freedom of choice. Enough with those dictated morality. 

Although I fundamentally dislike porn and all their gay-for-pay guys, I do not oppose the right for consenting adults to watch it. There is a world of men out their waiting to meet you.  Why waste your efforts on someone that just wants your money?  Get to the gym or purchase some weights, someone will want to show you their thing for nothing.

to kevdobbins 3505  how many porn videos do you own  alot i bet  . get a life man .

Anyone, gay, straight, male, female, black, white who participate in porn should be humiliated and treated like scum, as they are scum for making porn. No morals.

Should be humiliated and treated like scum?  What is moral in that?  I'm not saying I agree with their vocational choice but, my God, I'm not going to scorn and stone them either!  At least respect us enough to PRETEND to practice what you preach!  SHEESH!

You should not dictate your standard of morality to other people. To each his own. Mind your own business. 

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just like any person, he shouldn't be ashamed and judged by it..

You realize the reason he was figured out was because there were alot of fans watching gay porn to start with. It is really not a big deal, it is just homophobic stigma. He has the right to play soccer, and do porn, and have gay sex. 

i want to know where i can buy that movie &/or what its called!? over 85% of the world watch porn at one stage in there life, why is it a big issue because he's gay or because he plays sport as a public figure? whichever whatever get the F#@k over it, it's his life not your's so go live your own & just worry about your own small minded lives

> nearly all of media (magazines, tv, movies, nusic, etc) promotes sexually promiscuous imagery
> 72 million porn viewers annually; probably watches porn
> porn market more lucrative than baseball, football, and basketball combined
> people still feel the need to shame upright and successful person for starring in adult film

we live in a world of absurd contradictions, don't we.  I wish these scorning religious types would pause long enough on their precious religious passages, such as Matthew 7:1, just long enough to contemplate their true meaning.  I guess they're trying to blame the models for their own personal weaknesses.

He's an adult, sure it wasnt the best idea but he did what he wanted. Maybe the backlash wouldnt have been so bad if he was involved in a fight or spousal abuse. The real reason is because it was gay porn. Face the facts.

Even if it was porn besides his day job, maybe it was his fantasy and he is entitled to do so ... whatever ones does besides the job, is your thing, not the others ... nevertheless, I have to say that making a porn makes you a public figure, and on top of that, he is a soccer player, so another public figure ... sigh! there is no way out ... 

The controversy has to do with being in porn. I'm gay, not homophobic obviously, but understand that it's a really stupid idea to do porn on the side if you like your day job. I'm not going to support every gay man that makes a stupid, poorly thought-out decision. He's an adult who can do what he wants. He also is an adult who has to accept the backlash he stirs up. The decision to do porn is a serious move. Just as any ex-porn actor will tell you. 

Anyone who would shame him should be ashamed of themselves as they are nothing short of bigots. He is an adult. He is human. I don't know of anyone who is perfect in everyone else's eyes. Therefore let the man live his life as he wishes just as you want to live yours as you wish. 

nothing to be ashamed of but the scene is pretty crap to be honest tho, i think its more embarrassment from the scene more than anything he should be concerned with

I don't understand what he should be ashamed of. What if he liked doing porn? He's a legal and consenting adult and can do with his body as he wishes. If people can't handle the non-conformity to gender and societal norms, then that's their problem.

Agreed.
 

We need the video link.

Ban him from the sport. He is a role model for young athletes n fans. Cathal should of known his actions will always affect his future

I guess you have been banned from school because you failed to see the difference between the verb to have and the preposition of.

What?? "role model for young athletes"?   Does his contract say he signed up for that????  he has a right to live his life as he sees fit!  He is getting paid  for playing  the game . His  personal life  is his own business.

I think he shouldn't have anything to be ashamed of. If that's what he wants to do, let him go. Everyone has that dark pleasure behind closed doors...His just happened to spill all over the Web lol

he has nothing to be ashamed of. #TRUST

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