Kenya: Hypocrite-in-Chief? Moral Cop Mutua Roasted for Praising Richard Quest

CNN business journalist Richard Quest on the pulpit at the Jubilee Christian Church in Nairobi.
29 October 2018

Ezekiel Mutua has been termed a hypocrite after he defended CNN business journalist Richard Quest's church appearance.

Moral Policeman Ezekiel Mutua has been termed a hypocrite after he defended CNN business journalist Richard Quest's church appearance.

The journalist, who is openly gay, was in Kenya on assignment to cover Kenya Airways' maiden direct flight to the United States.

Dr Mutua, who never hides his contempt for homosexuals, was all praise after Mr Quest attended a church service at Jubilee Christain Centre (JCC) on Sunday.

"Quest may be gay, but he is a top notch journalist who can sense newsworthy stories with unique angles," write Mutua in a long post on social media.

He added: "His sexual orientation has nothing to do with his work. Let him be. Quest was not in church to sell gay ideology. He was there to cover a story of resilience and hope."

The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) chief executive has always been too keen to ban pro gay films and TV series in the name of maintaining moral levels in the country.

Here is how Kenyans on Twitter reacted to his post:

He just collected the first stone he had cast.-- I AM spin (@jothamhimself) October 28, 2018

Mutua is just a hypocrite. -- Raymond Kyalo (@raymond_kyalo) October 29, 2018

Hapa ndo unajua hamfanani my fren. Welcome to Kenya where equality depends on who you are. -- Eve hazel (@254babe) October 29, 2018

No principles at all. His desire is to heard whether he makes sense or not. -- Jen (@jennmuch) October 28, 2018

Clear example of how an African sees the white man as opposed to his own skin colour. Neocolonialism -- ninja (@iamquagmire_) October 29, 2018

He must part of the team travelling tonite in the inaugural flight. Nothing else would explain the giggly mood -- Half-Baked Graduate (@MartinMureithi) October 28, 2018

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