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CrossFit CEO  Attempts Damage Control Tweeting, "I am Crazy Proud of the Gay Community in CrossFit"

CrossFit CEO Attempts Damage Control Tweeting, "I am Crazy Proud of the Gay Community in CrossFit"

CrossFit CEO Attempts Damage Control Tweeting, "I am Crazy Proud of the Gay Community in CrossFit"

“He needs to take a big dose of ‘shut the fuck up' and hide out for a while. It’s sad,” said CrossFit’s CEO Greg Glassman.

Crossfit wouldn't have its fanatic cult following if it weren't for health-conscious, body-obsessed gay men.

That's one of the reasons why it was surprising that a CrossFit gym in Indianapolis canceled its pride event, claiming that God frowns upon pride in favor of humility. Upon backlash from the LGBTQ community, Russell Berger, the chief knowledge officer for the fitness chain, doubled down, citing the age-old wisdom that pride is a sin.

Ironically, Berger discussed the intolerance of the LGBTQ community towards "any alternative views."

In a now deleted tweet, he wrote, "As someone who personally believes celebrating 'pride' is a sin, I'd like to personally encourage #CrossFitInfiltrate for standing by their convictions and refusing to host an @indypride workout. The intolerance of the LGBTQ ideology toward any alternative views is mind-blowing."

At first Berger was put on an unpaid leave of absence, but as of yesterday, he is officially fired.

CrossFit's CEO, Greg Glassman, told Buzzfeed News, "He needs to take a big dose of 'shut the fuck up' and hide out for a while. It's sad."

Glassman also took to Twitter to write, "I am crazy proud of the gay community in CrossFit."

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