One of London's leading gay club owners sparked controversy today after posting an online rant about British Muslims, PinkPaper.com can exclusively report.

The entrepreneur – who was responding on Facebook to a story on the Evening Standard site entitled Protestors Fight Police in Clashes Outside Mosque – vowed to boycott Muslim-owned businesses in response to recent unrest in East London. He also tried to justify his decision by reference to the death toll of British troops in Afghanistan, which has this month risen above 300.

PinkPaper.com has been trying to contact Mark Ames of club XXL in London to ask how he justified his remarks. We also wanted to double-check his Facebook account hadn't been hacked although similar remarks have been made in his previous posts.

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