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Lady Gaga Responds to ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Vote

| September 22, 2010 - 12:08 pm

“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” might still be the law of the land, but that doesn’t mean that Lady Gaga is keeping her mouth shut.
The “Alejandro” singer, who lobbied for the repeal of the law, which allows gays to serve in the military only if they remain closeted, has offered a statement on herMore »

Lady Gaga Calls for Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

| September 14, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Lady Gaga might have her issues with animal-rights activists, but when it comes to the gay community she has nothing but love.
The “Bad Romance” singer, who counts a sizable gay contingent among her following, is exerting her influence to ensure that 1993’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” compromise legislation, which allows gays to serve… More »

Is Lady Gaga Writing a Gay Rights Anthem?

| August 5, 2010 - 12:44 pm

Lady Gaga might not find her own love life particularly inspirational (in fact she finds it downright detrimental to her creativity), but she thinks the right of others to marry the person of their choice is really something to sing about.
On Wednesday, a California judge struck down the state’s controversial Proposition 8, which… More »

Funny or Die’s Latest Is a Veritable Orgy of Presidential Impersonations (VIDEO)

Celebuzz | March 3, 2010 - 9:25 am

Finally, some change we can believe in! Or at least laugh at.
In Funny or Die’s latest spoof-tastic masterpiece, four decades’ worth of presidential impersonators from Saturday Night Live come together to bring attention to the proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency, which would shield the public from unfair practices by credit-card agencies. At the… More »

VIDEO: Carrie Prejean Is a Big Baby—and a Liar!

Celebuzz | November 12, 2009 - 10:13 am

We’ve seen our share of awkward interviews lately, but this one might just take the cake.
Disgraced former Miss California Carrie Prejean appeared on Larry King Live on Wednesday night, and let’s just say things got a little unpleasant when the topic of her recently dropped lawsuit against the Miss USA organization came up. More »

Kim Kardashian Speaks Out on Gay Rights

Celebuzz | October 14, 2009 - 6:00 am

Kim Kardashian is finally answering the question that’s been on everyone’s mind: Where does she stand on the whole gay-rights thingie?
Surprise; she’s all for it!
The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star wrote Tuesday on her official blog,

“It shouldn’t matter if you are straight, gay, bisexual, black, white, rich,… More »

Kourtney Kardashian Considered an Abortion

Celebuzz | August 19, 2009 - 8:10 am

Though these days she couldn’t be happier about her mother-to-be status, Kourtney Kardashian admits to People magazine that she initially had mixed feelings about her pregnancy and seriously considered terminating it.
“I definitely thought about it long and hard, about if I wanted to keep the baby or not, and I wasn’t thinking about… More »

Michael Jackson Bill Shot Down In Congress

Celebuzz | July 9, 2009 - 11:45 am

Not everyone is down with honoring the late King of Pop.
At Tuesday’s public memorial service for Michael Jackson, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee informed the world that she had introduced a House resolution honoring the deceased singer for his humanitarian work.
However, at a news conference this morning, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi addressed… More »

Congress Locks Horns Over Michael Jackson Resolution

Celebuzz | July 8, 2009 - 4:15 pm

From the looks of things yesterday in Los Angeles, deceased King of Pop Michael Jackson was a universally revered musical icon.
But on the other side of the country, in Washington, D.C., opinions are not so unified.
The Associated Press reports that a battle is brewing in Congress over a proposed House resolution… More »

GLAAD: Not Too Happy With Perez Hilton

Celebuzz | June 23, 2009 - 8:20 am

Gossip maven Perez Hilton is getting another beatdown—and this time it’s from the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.
Hilton—who claims to have gotten into a violent skirmish with Black Eyed at the Much Music Video Awards on Sunday—is being called out by GLAAD for hurling homophobic slurs in his video report… More »

Carrie Prejean to Miss California Pageant: Sue You!

Celebuzz | June 19, 2009 - 9:45 am

Recently dethroned Miss California USA Carrie Prejean is continuing to fight against what she perceives as a gross miscarriage of justice. And she’s bringing her lawyers into the battle.
Attorneys for Prejean fired off a letter to pageant officials yesterday (view the letter, originally obtained by Extra, here) demanding that the officials “retract the… More »

No ‘Carrie Prejean Day’ for Miss California

Celebuzz | May 15, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Sorry, Carrie Prejean. You may have managed to retain your title of Miss California, but there will be no day in your honor in your hometown.
TMZ reports that proposed plans to make June 1 Carrie Prejean Day in San Diego, California—where the beauty queen lives—were shot down pretty quickly and handily on Thursday. More »

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