Wainwright Plays Down ‘Anti-Gay Marriage’ Comments
Posted on December 21, 2008
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Gay singer Rufus Wainwright has denied he refuses to campaign for same-sex marriage – insisting his comments published in a recent interview were “taken out of context”.
in a New York publication in which the star stated he was “not a huge supporter of gay marriage”.
The singer has reportedly refused to become involved with marching and protesting against the recent passing of Proposition 8 in California – which reversed a previous law permitting same-sex unions.
He says, “Recently, a quote from an interview was taken out of context and as these things go, it has appeared on many . So, to set the record straight (or shall we say gay?), I am not nor have I ever been opposed to anyone’s right to marry – straight or gay.
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