When asked whether she believed that other states should follow Vermont and three others in legalizing same-sex marriage, Prejean responded :. We live in a land that you can choose same-sex marriage or opposite marriage and, you know what, in my country, in my family I think that I believe that a marriage should be between a man and a woman. A visibly disturbed Hilton berated her on a video blog after the contest before issuing an apology, and then retracting it and agrees with Prejean that his score of zero to his own question likely cost her the crown.
Miss California Carrie Prejean, who became the bombshell of the Miss USA pageant by saying gay couples should not be allowed to marry, said her state sponsors urged her to apologise afterwards but she rejected the advice. Ms Prejean, 21, said officials from the Miss California USA pageant were worried that her comments would cost their contest financial backing and tried to prepare her for a string of post-pageant media interviews by discouraging her from discussing her religious beliefs. You need to not talk about your faith.
Prejean stepped into controversy at the Miss USA pageant in April when, in response to a question from a judge, she declared her opposition to same-sex marriage. Prejean finished as first runner-up. It alleges that Prejean suffered because of "libel, public disclosure of private facts, religious discrimination, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and negligent infliction of emotional distress.
The war of words between a celebrity blogger and a beauty-pageant contestant started Sunday at the Miss USA competition, when Perez Hilton asked Miss California Carrie Prejean if more states should legalize same-sex marriage. Prejean stated her opinion that marriage should be between a man and a woman. On Tuesday April 21the feud continued as both Hilton and Prejean took to the TV networks to defend their positions — and criticize each other. Hilton went on to suggest one such answer: "As a future Miss USA, it is my job not to be a politician but to be someone who represents and inspires the women and the troops, and I think it's great that the states get to decide for themselves.
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.
British Broadcasting Corporation Home. The runner-up at the Miss USA beauty pageant says her outspoken opposition to gay marriage cost her first place in the competition. During the televised event, Carrie Prejean - Miss California - said she believed that "a marriage should be between a man and a woman".
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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. InPrejan's parents separated and subsequently started divorce proceedings.
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.
Miss California USA Carrie Prejean, who stirred up trouble for herself when she said gays shouldn't be allowed to marry, got two dreaded words from pageant poobah Donald Trump on Wednesday: "You're fired. Trump and other pageant leaders said Prejean was being sacked not because of the remarks but because she hadn't been holding up her end of the agreement she signed when she entered the pageant. Prejean's unwillingness to make appearances on behalf of the Miss California USA organization," the California pageant's executive director, Keith Lewis, said in a statement. But on Wednesday, Prejean told Access Hollywood she believed she was dethroned because of her stand on gay marriage.