Glenn Beck Defends "My Little Pony Backpack Boy"
In a video on The Blaze TV, Glenn explains why he is standing in solidarity with 9-year-old Grayson Bruce. Bruce is an elementary school student in North Carolina who was banned from wearing his My Little Pony backpack for fear it would trigger bullying.
"I want to send solidarity to this kid who had the balls to be who he was," he said, "Hey you know what?... We appreciate the fact that you're different...and that you have the courage to stand up and say, 'Hey My Little Pony, I like My Little Pony.' And if they don't like it oh well."
Beck said he doesn't want the kid to believe he should conform. "I'm telling you, real diversity means sometimes people are going to pick on you, but a real man is the one who says I don't really care, and that's really hard to do."