Uncle Poodle looking to get laid on Grindr

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Gay redneck and food fight instigator Uncle Poodle is showing off his junk and playing up his ties to "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" as he cruises other Georgia men for sex, according to one man who's received a nude pic. Lee Thompson, known as Honey Boo Boo's Uncle Poodle on the popular TLC reality show, apparently offered up a nude photo of himself in the shower to at least one man who then tried shopping that pic and others to media outlets, according to TMZ.

TMZ was offered the pics which show a naked man who appears to be Uncle Poodle ... in the shower. According to the seller -- a man who lives in Georgia -- Poodle sent them earlier this week on the gay social app Grindr.
The seller tells TMZ that Thompson also named-dropped the reality show, but that the pair didn't hook up. The apparent Grindr photo swap comes as HIV activists and bloggers have called Thompson a liar for claiming that he filed charges against the ex boyfriend he says infected him with HIV. Thompson came out as HIV-positive in January. On Monday, longtime Atlanta HIV activist Mark King questioned Thompson's claims about how he became HIV-positive in a post on his blog My Fabulous Disease.
Did Uncle Poodle lie about sending the ex-lover to jail? And why the hell would he do that? It is my opinion that Thompson made up the prosecution story. And in doing so, he behaved in much the same way that most everyone does who tests HIV positive these days. He looked for someone else to blame. He played the innocent victim. He released himself from personal responsibility. Because everybody knows that when you test HIV positive, you don’t call your doctor to start treatment. You call the police to press charges.
Todd Heywood, a journalist who tracks HIV criminalization cases, continued his assault on Thompson's claims on Monday, called him a liar and argued that his story is undercutting Thompson's efforts as an activist for LGBT equality and HIV awareness.
I want to be clear here. I don’t care if Poodle is riding raw all over the South. I don’t care if has abandoned condoms — that is his choice and it is a legitimate choice. I do, however, care about ridiculous hypocrisy. Either things happened the way he claims they did, or they didn’t. But if you want to educate people about HIV, as he claims he does, you have an obligation to be honest. Lying and perpetuating the stigma of “guilty” v. “innocent” people infected with HIV does nothing but increase stigma, harassment and violence against people living with HIV. And for the record, based on all the evidence we have before us now, I have come to the conclusion that Lee “Uncle Poodle” Thompson has lied. I believe he did so because it was easier than accepting responsibility for his own behaviors and actions. I believe that Thompson lied because his own internalized stigma and fear of HIV left him with the false choice of telling the truth and being demonized for getting infected when “he should have known better,” or creating a perpetrator to blame it on in order to avoid responsibility. It’s a lot easier to place blame on some one else than it is to accept responsibility for yourself and your own actions.
Thompson hasn't responded to calls from Heywood to clarify his claims of prosecuting his ex for infecting him with HIV. Thompson has also not responded to recent requests for comment from Project Q Atlanta.


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