Stemming from a conversation about his former teammate and gay rights activist Chris Kluwe, Peterson voiced his opinion on the issue.
“To each his own,” Peterson said. “I’m not with it. But I have relatives that are gay. I’m not biased towards them. I still treat them the same. I love ‘em. But again, I’m not with that. That’s not something I believe in. But to each his own.”
Despite Peterson’s comments, he stressed his relationship with Kluwe, who is now a member of the Oakland Raiders, was positive.
“He was a good friend of mine and a really cool guy,” Peterson said. ”[He’s] probably one of the smartest guys I’ve ever been around. [He’s] different.”
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