Phil Robertson, the controversial star of “Duck Dynasty,” will address the Republican Leadership Conference on Thursday in New Orleans, the conference announced on its website Tuesday.

Robertson joins a line-up at the annual conference that includes Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpFormer Watergate prosecutor: Trump taking the fifth would be political suicide Comey: I’m ‘embarrassed and ashamed’ by Republican party Comey, Anderson Cooper clash over whether memo release violated FBI rules MORE, Republican Sens. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzCruz urges UK to allow British toddler's parents to transfer him for treatment Maxine Waters to Trump: ‘Please resign’ Cruz challenger says ‘no thanks’ to funding from Steyer MORE (Texas), Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeSenators to Trump: Let Mueller finish Russia probe The Hill's Morning Report: Can Trump’s VA pick make it through the week? Mike Lee pens op-ed calling legislation to protect Mueller 'unconstitutional' MORE (Utah), David VitterDavid Bruce VitterPlanned Parenthood targets judicial nominee over abortion comments Trump nominates wife of ex-Louisiana senator to be federal judge Where is due process in all the sexual harassment allegations? MORE (La.) and Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonGOP moves to cut debate time for Trump nominees Election security dominates hearing for Trump Homeland Security nominee Former officials offer support for Trump Homeland Security nominee MORE (Wis.) and former GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich.

The reality star made headlines last year when he called homosexual behavior sinful and compared it to bestiality in GQ magazine, leading A&E to suspend him from the family series. He returned to the show after releasing a statement through the cable network saying he would “never treat anyone with disrespect just because they are different.”