Ellen Comes Out Against Proposition 8

The following statement has been pulled from Ellen’s official website:

You know how usually I talk about cell phones or kitty cats or cheese
pizza… well, this is sorta like that… without the cell phones,
the cats, or the pizza.

There’s a California Proposition on the ballot that’s a little
confusing. It’s Proposition 8. It’s called, “The California
Marriage Protection Act” — but don’t let the name fool you.
It’s not protecting anyone’s marriage. Not yours. Not mine.

The wording of Prop 8 is tricky. It’s like if someone asked you,
“You don’t want dessert, right?” But you do want
dessert so you say, “Yes,” which really means you don’t want
dessert. And if you say, “No,” which means you do want dessert
— it sounds like you don’t. Either way, you don’t get what you
want. See — confusing. Just like Prop. 8.

So, in case I haven’t made myself clear, I’m FOR gay marriage.
And in order to protect that right — please VOTE NO on Proposition
8. And now that you’re informed, spread the word. I’m begging
you. I can’t return the wedding gifts — I love my new