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Some of Prince’s Best Friends Are Gay…

Jim Burroway

January 3rd, 2009

Last November, Prince was quoted in The New Yorker with saying a few things which were somewhat disappointing to his many gay fans. When asked about his opinions on same-sex marriage, he said, “God came to earth and saw people sticking it wherever and doing it with whatever, and he just cleared it all out. He was, like, ‘Enough.’ “

Rumors circulated that Prince was upset that he had been “misquoted,” but there were no clarifying remarks from neither him nor his publicist. More recent comments to the LA Times don’t exactly clarify things, but they may provide just an ever-so-slight insight into what Prince thinks of “his friends that are gay:”

He did not vote for Proposition 8. In fact, he didn’t vote at all. “I didn’t vote for Obama either,” he explained. “Jehovah’s Witnesses haven’t voted for their whole inception.” The controversy over a recent New Yorker “Talk of the Town” item, which Prince feels implied he supported the gay-marriage ban, has upset him. It’s the first thing he wanted to discuss when the Web geeks had gone and we were alone. “I have friends that are gay and we study the Bible together,” he said. He added that two sides fighting “only benefit the third person” who instigated the fight.



Paul Ginandes
January 3rd, 2009 | LINK

Why should we care what some hollywood whack job thinks? To add insult to injury, he’s a Jehovah’s Witness, which means that logic and reason mean nothing to him. The artist formerly known as “sane” has nothing to teach to anyone. He’s expecting any day that Jesus is coming, (look busy) and he and a very few select friends are going to heaven and the rest of us are going to hell, no matter what! He’s such a huge closet case!

Nevada Blue
January 5th, 2009 | LINK

It’s born agains like Prince and Anne Rice that make me think religion is a disease that you can catch. Creepy.

Timothy Kincaid
January 5th, 2009 | LINK

Anne Rice is still very pro-gay. Also, as a Catholic, I doubt she’d call herself “born again”

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