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Celebs Turn Out For Prop 8 Protest: Ricki Lake, Rose McGowan (pictured left) and Wanda Sykes joined thousands of protesters in West Hollywood Wednesday night to protest the passing of California’s controversial Prop 8, which is likely to pass and amend the state’s constitution to define marriage as between only a man and woman, the Lost Boy blog on IndieWire.com reported. After the initial rally, the protest turned more angry as people marched through the streets of Beverly Hills and Hollywood. At one point, the massive crowd ran into “Dancing With the Star’s” Lance Bass, who was stuck in traffic, Towleroad.com reported. More protests, including one today outside of the Mormon church in Westwood, are expected to follow in the days to come. Maybe Lance will join in!
‘Bruno’ Takes On Prop 8: Video footage has emerged of Sacha Baron Cohen’s flamboyant “Bruno” character at a pro-Prop 8 rally, shot just days before the election, Towleroad.com reported. The incident is expected to show up in Cohen’s next film about the fake Austrian news reporter character. Check out Bruno in action HERE!
Ellen Reacts To Prop 8: Ellen DeGeneres posted a message on her show’s Web site Thursday condemning the passing of the controversial California proposition. “This morning, when it was clear that Proposition 8 had passed in California, I can’t explain the feeling I had. I was saddened beyond belief. Here we just had a giant step toward equality and then on the very next day, we took a giant step away,” Ellen wrote. “I believe one day a ‘ban on gay marriage’ will sound totally ridiculous. In the meantime, I will continue to speak out for equality for all of us.”
“Sex” Sequel Coming, According To Cattrall: It’s long been assumed, but Carrie and the ladies will return in a “Sex and the City” sequel, according to Kim Cattrall, People reported. During an interview on Britain’s “The Paul O’Grady Show,” the actress confirmed the big news, saying, “Yes, there will.” Sarah Jessica better start growing a new large flower to wear on head for the premiere!
New “American Idol” Season To Debut In Early 2009: It seems like just yesterday that we were trying to decide who was the best David — Cook or Archuleta? And now the mother of all reality singing shows, “American Idol,” is set to return on January 13 and 14, according to USA Today. Fans will be treated to a two-night, four-hour premiere of hot vocal messes and possible future Kellys, Jennifers, Davids and Carries.
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