Kylie Kelce was ‘a little frustrated’ by Harrison Butker’s speech

Kylie Kelce was 'a little frustrated' with Harrison Butker's commencement speech, says Jason

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Kylie Kelce disagreed with certain parts of butcher harrisonher controversial graduation speech, like her husband, Jason Kelce.

“A lot of the things he said in his commencement speech are not things I align with, but he was giving a commencement speech at a Catholic university and, surprise, it ended up being a very religious and Catholic speech,” Jason said. 36, he said during the Friday, May 24, episode of his and his brother. Travis Kelce“New Heights” Podcast. “For me, I can listen to someone talk and value them a lot.”

Kylie, 31, however, had a different initial reaction.

“Obviously, my wife… I think she was a little frustrated by some of the comments,” Jason said before sarcastically adding, “I told her, ‘Listen, you’re going to have to go back in the kitchen and get me ready.'” a sandwich. (There is) a game right now.’”

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Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker sparked controversy after making comments about gender roles and the LGBTQIA+ community during a graduation speech. Butker, 28, was the commencement speaker for the graduating class of Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, on Saturday, May 11. During his comments, the athlete highlighted the female graduates. “For the ladies present (…)

Jason and Travis, 34, laughed at the “ridiculous” joke, joking that they had done a good job keeping the conversation serious up to that point.

“I hope she doesn’t hear that,” Jason muttered.

Butker, 28, gave the commencement address at Benedictine College in Kansas earlier this month. In her speech, she made controversial comments about the LGBTQIA+ community, IVF and surrogacy, women becoming stay-at-home moms, and more.

The kicker, who plays with Travis on the Kansas City Chiefs, has not publicly addressed the backlash, but the NFL quickly distanced itself from Butker’s comments. Meanwhile, both Travis and Jason noted that they can respect each other’s beliefs despite feeling different.

Jason Kelce says wife Kylie was 'a little frustrated' with Harrison Butker's commencement speech

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“For example, when you talk about the importance of family and the importance that a great mother can have… (I) can also recognize that not everyone has to be a housewife if that’s not what they want to do at home.” his life,” Jason explained. . “When you listen to someone, you pick up the things you like (and) you listen to other things and you say, ‘I don’t like it like that.’”

Jason further noted that pursuing fatherhood (he shares daughters Wyatt, 4, Ellie, 3, and Bennett, 14 months, with Kylie) is very serious. Jason also doesn’t believe that “women are the problem here,” explaining that there is a bigger problem regarding fathers raising their children.

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“I don’t think we have enough people talking about the fundamentals of families and the importance and seriousness of parenthood,” he said. “If you are going to embark on being a father, I think it should be the most important thing in your life. In my opinion, if your children are not the most important thing in your life and that of your wife, you are failing.”

Jason Kelce says wife Kylie was 'a little frustrated' with Harrison Butker's commencement speech

Jason Kelce and Kylie Kelce with their three daughters. Courtesy of Kylie Kelce/Instagram

Thinking about his own family, the retired Philadelphia Eagles center also spoke about how he would feel if his daughters were in the crowd during Butker’s speech.

“If my daughters listen to someone tell them what to do (and) that they should be a stay-at-home mom, then I’ve failed as a parent,” Jason said. “What the fuck are you talking about? I don’t care who talks to you. If you let someone on a stage tell you that you can’t do that, then (think), ‘Well, fuck, I guess I can’t be a Fortune 500 CEO,’ like, you’re not going to do it. do it.”

He continued: “If you don’t like what someone says, all you have to say is, ‘That guy’s an idiot,’ and then you move on.”

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