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Ecclestone backs Putin's anti-gay legislation in Russia

Ecclestone backs Putin's anti-gay legislation in Russia 25 February, 2014 Bernie Ecclestone with Vladimir Putin Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecxclestone has ignited a storm by announcing that he backs Russian president Vladimir Putin's stance on gay rights. In an exclusive interview with CNN, Ecclestone said, 'He [Putin] hasn't said he doesn't agree [with homosexuality] just that he doesn't want these things publicized to an audience under the age of 18.' 'I completely agree with those sentiments and if you took a world census you'd find 90% of the world agree with it as well,' said the F1 boss. CNN reports that Putin's government recently-introduced anti-gay legislation 'prohibiting spreading...
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