A beauty queen who told America that marriage should be between a man and a woman says God was testing her faith in the row. I'm glad I stayed true to myself,' she told Fox News today. Scroll down to see the video Prejean picked celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, who is openly gay and calls himself 'queen of all media'.
People: Miss USA contestant Carrie Prejean defends anti-gay-marriage remarks – East Bay Times
America's conservatives have found a new beauty queen to shower their affections on, just as their ardour for Sarah Palin begins to cool. Just a few months ago, it was Palin who was wowing the right with her trenchant views on family values and the story of her unlikely journey from the Miss Alaska competition to the Republican vice-presidential nomination. Now conservatives have found another pageant darling in Carrie Prejean, 21, the current Miss California, dubbed last week by the leading political website politico. Prejean shot to fame last Sunday during the televised finals of the Miss USA competition, when she stunned judges and the millions of viewers by saying she didn't believe in gay marriage.
Miss California is stripped of her crown after controversial reign
So how does a beauty queen turn into the poster child against gay marriage? In the case of Miss California Carrie Prejean , the answer may lie in an ugly divorce that may have cemented her views on gay relationships. Carrie's parents filed for divorce in and the divorce and custody fights went on for more than a decade -- it was a divorce filled with homosexual allegations hurled by both sides. In one of the docs, Carrie's dad describes a confrontation he had with her mom in , in which he recounts an argument in a restaurant parking lot, where "Ms.
By Alex Dobuzinskis. Miss California, a Christian college student named Carrie Prejean, joined in a television ad campaign against gay marriage this week, upsetting homosexual rights advocates, including a head of the Miss California pageant. In the commercial from the National Organization for Marriage, Prejean is shown at the Miss USA competition last month where she answered a question about same-sex marriage by saying she opposed it, drawing both boos and cheers and setting off a raucous debate. She later said her view on marriage cost her the crown.