As if we hadn't had enough beauty queen drama to last a lifetime with Carrie Prejean Carrie who? In Leviticus it says, 'If man lies with mankind as he would lie with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination. They shall surely be put to death and their blood shall be upon them.
Two months after her controversial statement at the Miss USA pageant in April, organizers fired Prejean saying she broke her contract by failing to make appearances on their behalf. Prejean, 22, made headlines worldwide when she said she believed only men and women should be allowed to wed in reply to a question by a gay celebrity blogger and pageant judge. She subsequently was named first runner-up.
Days after Miss California delivered her controversial answer on gay marriage that she claims cost her the Miss USA crown, Carrie Prejean appears to be straddling the line in the debate, invoking a sister she claims is a "gay rights activist" while defending her "biblically correct" response. My beliefs have nothing to do with my sister or my mom, or whatever," she told the entertainment program. Her statement Monday seemed to contradict her comments Sunday night when she said her family believed marriage should be between a man and a woman.
Carrie Prejean, who finished runner up to Kristen Dalton in the pageant, nevertheless produced the biggest reaction from the audience when asked about legalising same-sex marriage. No offence to anybody out there, but that's how I was raised. In mid, California became the second U. However high profile campaign against the decision and a number of legal challenges have left the status of the unions uncertain.
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Contentious litigation between Prejean and the Miss California organization was settled in November Later that month, Prejean released a book relating the story from her point of view. Her mother is an Italian American, and her father is of French descent.
April 20, Mixing a beauty pageant with politics is a recipe for disaster. You could make a strong case for it, anyway.
The owner of the Miss Universe franchise finally addressed the scandal surrounding his Miss USA pageant to FOX News Thursday, saying that he has received thousands of calls and letters, the majority of which support Miss California's comments on gay marriage. Trump had been mum during the firestorm that followed the Sunday telecast, when first runner up Carrie Prejean's responded to a question about the controversial issue of gay marriage. When asked by judge Perez Hilton, an openly gay gossip blogger, whether she believed in gay marriage, Prejean said "We live in a land where you can choose same-sex marriage or opposite.
Updated: August 9, am. Prejean told Matt Lauer on NBC'S "Today" show Friday that she "absolutely" had been dethroned because of the comment, when she said marriage should be between a man and a woman. Prejean lost her title Wednesday after California pageant executive director Keith Lewis said Prejean was skipping Miss California USA events while speaking out against gay marriage at unsanctioned appearances.
On April 19,during the ceremony of Miss USA in Las VegasNevadathe five finalists were all asked about political issues such as how to fight domestic violence, whether to use taxpayer money to bail out corporations, whether to give immigrants access to health care, and whether or the United States should donate money to the government of Afghanistan to fund its elections. Kenya MooreMiss USAhas stated that the questions were "far too political and it's divisive as well". At the time of the pageant same-sex marriage was legal in two US states. In California the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in the In re Marriage Cases ruling; voters subsequently passed Proposition 8 which made it illegal.