Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on during a game against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on February 10, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) None:
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 3:02 PM EST

Remember when Kobe Bryant called an NBA referee an anti-gay slur in 2011? It appears that experience was a life lesson for the Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard because he is now schooling others for using anti-gay slurs.

Early Monday morning at 12:44am Bryant told a fan on twitter that he shouldn't insult someone by calling them 'gay.'

It started out with fans' tweet:

Which led to this reaction from Bryant:

Another fan went on to remind Bryant that he had use an anti-gay slur in the past also.

Bryant replied with the following:

(h/t GLAAD)