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Pat Sajak, host of 'Wheel of Fortune' came out as heterosexual on Twitter and we have no idea why. (Yes, you read that correctly: heterosexual.) He must have forgotten that he's a gameshow host, not a comedian. (Sorry, Pat, but Stephen Colbert has already been tapped for the Late Show.)

Damn the career consequences! I'm hereby proclaiming my heterosexuality!— Pat Sajak (@patsajak) April 18, 2014

He proclaimed his heterosexuality despite the 'consequences.' What consequences there are for being straight, we're not sure. He may have meant it as a joke in reference to something else, but as of right now, we don't get it.

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When asked if his wife knows, he said she was "totally blindsided" and that she's in "therapy" as a result.

Sajak's original tweet and subsequent replies seem to be an attempt at humor. But, everyone knows coming out when you're lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer is not usually a laughing matter. Plus, his conservative political leanings make a comedic reason likely.

Either way, here are some of the best responses:

@patsajak seriously, mocking gay people? Is that all you got?— GrandmastiffFlash (@BullmastiffDog) April 18, 2014

What are your thoughts? Was it an insensitive joke? Or, are some being too sensitive?

Let me know your thoughts in the comments or tweet me@amystretten.

h/t Queerty