Jerry says he believes Mike was trying to use Williamson to make a statement. He says he's sorry for the Sisco family's loss, but he's also sorry for the people of Williamson. "I think it could have been avoided by [Mike] staying in a community where you would have, I would think, much more support—in a larger city—than bringing it to a tiny town where you'd have basically no support and scare people," he says.
Watch what Oprah and the Sisco family think about what Jerry says.
Anna responds to Jerry, saying her brother came home precisely for help. "Should he have stayed in Dallas, away from his family? We are his support," she says. "With all due respect, Jerry, there are gay people everywhere. We are everywhere."
Published on September 15, 2010