Among the highest points during what was a snooze-a-thon of an Oscar broadcast was something that happened between the boring speeches and hits of Billy Crystal’s schtick: Ellen DeGeneres’s new commercials for the JC Penney.
(Reuters) – Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres said she was “proud and happy” that retail store J.C. Penneyhad stood by her in the face of a conservative anti-gay campaign, and said there was no such thing as a “pro-gay bandwagon.” Breaking her silence on the furor, DeGeneres, one of America’s best known gay celebrities, also […]
Supporters are rallying to counter a conservative group’s campaign urging JC Penney to fire Ellen DeGeneres as a spokeswoman because she is openly gay.
One Million Moms — a project of the American Family Association — is very angry at J.C. Penney. No, not because it sells sweater vests (heck, Rick Santorum is a fan of those), but because the Texas-based department store has hired Ellen DeGeneres as a spokeswoman. And DeGeneres is — cue the scary music — […]