David and Jason Benham issued a statement early Thursday in response to HGTV's decision to cancel their upcoming show, “Flip It Forward,” after reports came to light of the brothers’ past anti-LGBT ministry and political efforts.
“We were saddened to hear HGTV's decision,” the brothers wrote. “With all of the grotesque things that can be seen and heard on television today you would think there would be room for two twin brothers who are faithful to our families, committed to biblical principles, and dedicated professionals.”
“If our faith costs us a television show then so be it,” they added.
HGTV announced the show in April, which would have focused a new deserving family each week transforming a fixer-upper into a dream house with the help of the Benhams. The network said on Wednesday it would not be moving forward with the project.
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