Posts tagged "Gay Marriage"

Watch Lady Gaga Help a Fan Propose to His Boyfriend on Stage

Lady Gaga: Feminist, number-one-album-haver, committed lover, and now, engagement facilitator. During her artRAVE: The ARTPOP Ball show in Manchester, Gaga brought a fan up on stage and watched on as he proposed to his boyfriend. Spoiler alert: he said yes.
By: Matt Russoniello / October 22, 2014

Is Eminem Giving Up Gay-Bashing Past?

Have gay rights activists found an unlikely friend in Eminem? The controversial rapper recently voiced his support for gay marriage to the New York Times (via Starpulse): I think if two people love each other, then what the hell? I think that everyone should have the chance to be equally miserable, if they…
By: / June 17, 2010

Steve-O Fights For Gay Marriage

Former Jackass star Stevo-O is the latest celeb to join the NOH8 Campaign, which fights for gay marriage in California. In the above image, the 35-year-old comedian puckers up with his bodyguard, Reggie "Big Regg" Pace. In another, there are two Steve-O's pictured, one in a tux and another…
By: Betsy Waldman / July 2, 2009

Carrie Prejean to Miss California Pageant: Sue You!

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…
By: Celebuzz / June 19, 2009

Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz Join NOH8 to Fight Prop 8

Here's to betting they can still sing like this! Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and Pete Wentz are the newest celebs to join the NOH8 campaign in the silent protest against Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage in California last November and was recently upheld in court.   In keeping with…
By: Celebuzz / June 11, 2009

Miss California Carrie Prejean Doesn’t Know Why She Was Fired

Former Miss California Carrie Prejean is lashing out in the media after being stripped of her crown on Wednesday, telling Access Hollywood's Billy Bush that she's been done wrong. Pageant organization K2 Productions, with the blessings of Miss USA head honcho Donald Trump, officially relieved Prejean of her title yesterday, citing…
By: Celebuzz / June 11, 2009

Stars React To Prop 8 Ruling

Yesterday marked a step backwards in the fight for equality in our country, when the California Supreme Court ruled to uphold Prop 8, which makes same-sex marriage illegal in the State of California. Not suprisingly, many celebs have spoken out against the ruling, which does allow the 18,000 same-sex marriages from the last year to…
By: Betsy Waldman / May 27, 2009

Cynthia Nixon Is Engaged

Bust out the champagne; Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon has gotten engaged to her longtime girlfriend, Christine Marinoni, Access Hollywood reports. Nixon made the announcement on Saturday in New York, during the Love, Peace and Marriage Equality rally, which was held to support New York governor David Paterson's proposed bill granting…
By: Regan Stephens / May 18, 2009

No ‘Carrie Prejean Day’ for Miss California

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…
By: Celebuzz / May 15, 2009

Shanna Moakler Resigns Miss USA Post in Protest

People magazine reports that former Miss USA Shanna Moakler resigned from her post as co-director of the Miss California USA organization on Wednesday, in protest over Tuesday's decision by Donald Trump to let the current Miss California, Carrie Prejean, retain her crown. Prejean was in danger of being dethroned…
By: Celebuzz / May 13, 2009

Miss California Declares Herself a Model Christian

Look out, world; Carrie Prejean says she's being persecuted! Miss California Prejean—who caused a ruckus at this year's Miss USA competition by declaring her negative, "biblically correct" thoughts on gay marriage—says she's being targeted by foes who've attempted to sabotage her by leaking a topless photo of her onto the Internet. "[M]y comment…
By: Betsy Waldman / May 5, 2009

Shanna Moakler Stands Up for Gay Marriage

Heads up, Carrie Prejean; Shanna Moakler is calling you out! Little more than a week after the Miss California Prejean shocked the world by blasting the concept of gay marriage during this year's Miss USA contest, Travis Barker's ex and former Miss USA Moakler has released an ad championing gay rights.
By: Celebuzz / April 29, 2009

Kim Kardashian: vs. Miss California: The Battle Begins

Add another voice to the debate about Miss California Carrie Prejean's anti-gay marriage remarks. Keeping Up With the Kardashians star Kim Kardashian lays into the beauty-queen contestant in an interview with People magazine, saying that Prejean's attitude "puts us back." "I don't agree with her narrow-mindedness and neither do a lot of people,"…
By: Celebuzz / April 23, 2009

UPDATE: Michael Phelps Denies Dating Miss California

UPDATE: Despite anything that Carrie Prejeans' grandmother might say, Michael Phelps tells Us Magazine that he's not romantically involved with the controversial Miss USA runner-up. "I'm not dating anybody," the Olympic swimming champ asserts. "I'm single. My private life stays private."   Phelps adds that he's not going to take sides on her…
By: Celebuzz / April 23, 2009

Donald Trump: Miss California Was “Unlucky”

Donald Trump isn't always known as the most compassionate of men, but he's extending his sympathy to Miss California, Carrie Prejean. The real-estate mogul and head of the Miss USA competition tells Fox News that the pageant runner-up has been unfairly treated because of her answer to a judge's question about…
By: Celebuzz / April 23, 2009

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By: Celebuzz / April 21, 2009

The Purple One Slams Gay Marriage

In an interview with The New Yorker, 50-year-old controlling musical artist Prince expressed views on both liberals and conservatives in the U.S., his own religion and thoughts on the very public debate over gay marriage."So here’s how it is: you’ve got the Republicans, and basically they want to live according to [the bible],"…
By: Celebuzz / November 17, 2008

Fall Out Boy Gives 50K to Gay Marriage

Pete Wentz is going public with how much Fall Out Boy donated to a No on Prop 8 campaign which hopes to defeat a ballot initative that would do away with same-sex couples' right to marry. According to Popnography, the band coughed up a generous $50,000 to the cause. That's still…
By: Betsy Waldman / October 3, 2008

Steven Spielberg Donates to Protect Gay Marriage

Those Jolie-Pitts are ever the philanthropic trendsetters. Call it good genes. After Brad Pitt donated $100,000 to help defeat Proposition 8—a state ballot initiative that would reverse California's decision to overturn the gay marriage ban— Steven Spielberg and his wife Kate Capshaw have also ponied up the same amount…
By: Betsy Waldman / September 23, 2008

Brad Pitt Fights Ban on Gay Marriage

Brad Pitt announced Wednesday that he will donate $100,000 to help fight Proposition 8, the ballot iniative that would do away with same-sex couples' right to marry, reports the Los Angeles Times. "Because no one has the right to deny another their life, even though they disagree with it, because everyone has the…
By: Betsy Waldman / September 18, 2008
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