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Ian McKellen Desecrates Bible

Actor Sir Ian McKellen, who played Gandalf in the winter blockbuster Lord of the Rings, confesses,"Whenever I stay at a hotel, I always check to see if they have a Gideon Bible, and if they do I tear out a page," says the openly gay actor. "I turn to Leviticus 18:22 and rip out that page, which is directed against homosexualsÂ…. I think by now I must have ripped out a few hundred."

His motives, McKellen adds, are purely altruistic.

"Who knows? There might be someone who has insomniaÂ… who reads the Bible because they have nothing else to do and who might be especially vulnerable to what I really think is Leviticus's pornography."

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