Nate Berkus Has Perfect Response To Duggar Family Member‘s Homophobia

inadvertently found himself the subject of a heated social media debate last week after reality TV star  assailed him and his family in a shocking tweet. 

Dillard, who appears on TLC’s “” and is married to Jill Duggar Dillard of “” fame, retweeted a link last Friday to Berkus’s show, “,” which airs on the same network. The interior design series is a collaboration between Berkus and his husband, .

Dillard, however, blasted the show for “highlighting and celebrating a lifestyle so degrading to children.” He seemed particularly offended that Berkus and Brent’s daughter, , is featured in promotional images for the show’s second season, which debuted April 7 on TLC.  

The tweet had drawn more than 1,600 responses as of Wednesday afternoon, many of them negative. 

“Your definition of ‘wrong’ is your own, and you don’t have the right to tell others how to live. Judge not lest ye be judged,” . : “Maybe he should read his bible again before making more horrible statements in a public forum.” 

When a person asked how Berkus’ sexuality impacted him personally, Dillard replied: 

Berkus, however, didn’t seem too vexed. He responded indirectly to Dillard’s remarks with a tweet featuring a photo of him and Brent posing with Poppy, now 3, and their new son, .  

The Duggars, who have been of LGBTQ rights, are known for their conservative Christian faith.

It isn’t the first time that Dillard, 29, has expressed anti-LGBTQ views on social media. Last year, he at transgender teen activist , claiming in an Aug. 2 tweet that her gender identity was a “non-reality.”

Like Berkus, Jennings didn’t seem fazed. 

“Every day I experience cyber-bullying, but I keep sharing my story,” . “Today was no different.”