Miss California Carrie Prejean and Media Queen Perez Hilton have been attracting a lot of attention over Prejean’s response to Perez‘ gay marriage question last night at the Miss USA pageant. Nobody even knows who the winner was thanks to first runner up Miss California Prejean.
When Perez asked:
“Vermont recently became the fourth state to legalize same-sex marriage. Do you think every state should follow suit? Why or why not?”
And Prejean answered:
“We live in a land where you can choose same-sex marriage or opposite marriage. And you know what, I think my country, in my family, I that I believe that a marriage should be between a man and a woman. No offense to anybody out there, but that’s how I was raised.”
The sparks began to fly.
Perez has since gone on several rants over her answer, including a video blog with his opinion on what she should have said. Well, dang! Why didn’t he just give her the answer and have her guess the question? Kind of like Jeopardy.
Personally, I don’t think Perez is half as mad over Prejean’s comments as he is about being passed over for the title of Miss California. In his video, he began one sentence with, “If I was Miss California…” like it was the most natural thing in the world. And hey, maybe it should be. He then went on to say if Prejean had won, he’d have gone onstage, snatched the tiara off her head and run out of the theatre. Hmmm, I’m just sayin’.
Today, Prejean stated on the Billy Bush show that she thinks her statement cost her the crown.
“It did cost me my crown. I wouldn’t have had it any other way. I said what I feel. I stated an opinion that was true to myself and that’s all I can do.”
“It is a very touchy subject and [Hilton] is a homosexual and I see where he was coming from and I see the audience would’ve wanted me to be more politically correct,” Prejean says. “But I was raised in a way that you can never compromise your beliefs and your opinions for anything.”
Anyhoo, here’s another opinion on same-sex marriage that I found quite interesting.
“I’m a Christian. And so, although I try not to have my religious beliefs dominate or determine my political views on this issue, I do believe that tradition, and my religious beliefs say that marriage is something sanctified between a man and a woman.” – Senator Barack Obama to the Chicago Tribune
Who’da thought the words of a 21-year old busty, blonde beauty pageant contestant would rabble more rousers than those of the president of the United States who shares the same view?
And the saddest thing about all this, is that nobody even noticed her rack! C’mon people, give a cheer for the beauty’s beauties!