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Gossip blogger/pageant judge calls contestant “dumb b*tch” over gay marriage question

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 20, 2009 01:22 PM

Well, here’s your liberal tolerance for you.

Gossip blogger/barrel-scraper Perez Hilton was a judge at the Miss USA pageant last night. He asked Miss California, Carrie Prejean, whether she supported legalizing gay marriage. Prejean answered respectfully that she disagreed with the legalization movement, but supported states’ rights to put the question up for a vote. She was booed:

Hilton responded by calling Prejean a “dumb b*tch:”


A US beauty pageant hopeful was called “a dumb bitch” by a celebrity judge after candidly answering a question about same-sex marriage.

Miss California, Carrie Prejean, was asked by contest judge and celebrity gossip blogger Perez Hilton for her views on gay marriage during the Miss USA pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, samesame.com reports.

Hilton asked this question: “Vermont recently became the fourth state to legalise same-sex marriage. Do you think every state should follow suit? Why or why not?”

“Well I think it’s great that Americans are able to choose one way or the other,” 21-year-old Prejean said.

“We live in a land where you can choose same-sex marriage or opposite marriage,” she continued.

“You know what, in my country, in my family, I do believe that marriage should be between a man and a woman, no offence to anybody out there.

“But that’s how I was raised and I believe that it should be between a man and a woman. Thank you.”

Hilton, the self proclaimed “Queen of all media” who has campaigned for gay equal rights, called the answer “the worst answer in pageant history”.

On a video blog on his website Hilton said, “She lost not because she doesn’t believe in gay marriage, she lost because she’s a dumb bitch!”

The Miss USA pageant should be ashamed for providing Perez Hilton a platform for his intolerant bigotry and abuse of Carrie Prejean. Instead, the pageant director for the Miss California contest is condemning Prejean — and Hilton is gloating.

Disgraceful. The Miss USA pageant owes this young woman a public apology.


The pageant is a lost cause. Beauty contests are out. P.C. panderfests are in.


Just a reminder of Barack Obama’s answer to the question:

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