Nike Ends Manny Pacquiao's Contract Over Remarks About Gays

February 18, 2016 1:13 PM

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Manny Pacquiao is now looking for a new apparel sponsor, after his remarks — saying gays are worse than animals – led Nike to terminate its dealings with the boxer, who's also running for a Senate seat in the Philippines.

Anger over Pacquiao's comments forced him to deliver an apology "for hurting people by comparing homosexuals to animals" Tuesday. But in that same statement, he also reiterated that he was merely going by "what the Bible says," and he repeated his opposition to gay marriage.

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