Kirk Cameron

Former child star Kirk Cameron is receiving major backlash for giving unsolicited marriage advice to The Christian Post. The Christian evangelist told the publication that married women should do whatever their husbands ask because "God's word" tells them so.

"Wives are to honor and respect and follow their husband's lead, not to tell their husband how he ought to be a better husband," he said. "When each person gets their part right, regardless of how their spouse is treating them, there is hope for real change in their marriage."

He added, "A lot of people don't know that marriage comes with instructions. And, we find them right there in God's word."

Cameron is married to fellow actress Chelsea Noble, with whom he shares six children. Once the Twittersphere got ahold of his comments, he was immediately greeted with anger, sarcasm and resentment. "I'll take marriage advice from a fundie Christian like Kirk Cameron the same day I take financial advice from Nicholas Cage," one user wrote.

"Dear #KirkCameron - when a wife or husband is being abused, they shouldn't honor or submit to their spouse - they should get out," tweeted another.

"I'm guessing Kirk Cameron isn't in the news because he got raptured," tweeted one more.

This isn't the first time Cameron has gotten in trouble for some of his controversial comments. The Unstoppable creator once told Piers Morgan that homosexuality is "destructive to so many of the foundations of civilization." When it comes time to celebrating Christmas, the former Growing Pains star said it's up to women to keep up the happy spirit. He also criticized those who aren't part of "traditional families."

"How did you like the Grammy's all out assault on the traditional family last night?" the 43-year-old wrote in a post, referencing Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' performance of "Same Love." While performing, 33 couples (both gay and straight) got married.

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