Katt Williams Weighs In on Celebrity Religious Debate

The comedian doesn't agree with atheist Stephen Hawking.

Posted: 05/19/2011 01:28 AM EDT
Katt Williams Weighs In on Celebrity Religious Debate

Comedian Katt Williams has stepped into the religious/philosophical battle between British physicist Stephen Hawking and born-again sitcom actor Kirk Cameron.


For those unaware, Hawking, who is an atheist, told a reporter for the British newspaper The Guardian that he didn’t believe in an afterlife. He believes that the brain is a computer, and when you die the computer shuts down. "There is no heaven or afterlife for broken down computers,” said Hawking, who suffers from a debilitating neurological illness. “That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark." Taking offense, Cameron, a devote Christian, responded by telling E! Online: "To say anything negative about Stephen Hawking is like bullying a blind man. He has an unfair disadvantage, and that gives him a free pass on some of his absurd ideas.”


TMZ caught up with Katt Williams in L.A. and asked him his views on the debate. “If [Stephen Hawking] doesn’t believe in God, then he just another cripple guy with a bad idea.” On Cameron, the MIA comedian said, "Kirk Cameron is brilliant,” later adding, “God still runs this earth, Satan's breath still stinks."




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