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Abbott ‘accepts’ lesbian sister
Having originally told the program in March, 2010 that he “probably [felt] a bit threatened” by gay people, Abbott returned to the current affairs show and explained he was “unfazed” by his sister’s coming out.
“It came as a bit of a shock when someone who is close to you, who you’ve always thought of in a particular light, tells you that they’re now to be seen in a different light,” he said.
“Nevertheless I think I was probably reasonably unfazed by it.”
Forster said her brother had accepted her and her partner, Virginia Edwards.
Abbott remains opposed to marriage rights for same-sex couples.
Watch the full interview below: