Ellen DeGeneres Saddened By Gay Marriage Ban

Ellen DeGeneres expressed her feelings over gay marriage ban in California as she revealed that she is “saddened beyond belief” by the passage of a constitutional amendment in California banning gay marriage.

Ellen DeGeneres

The talk show host made a statement last Wednesday that she, “like millions of Americans, felt like we had taken a giant step toward equality” by electing Barack Obama as president.

Ellen DeGeneres mentioned that with the passage of California’s Proposition 8, “we took a giant step away.”

The “Finding Nemo” star wed actress Portia de Rossi in August, following a May Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage in California.

She contributed $100,000 to fight the amendment on Tuesday’s ballot.

Ellen DeGeneres asserted that she will “continue to speak out for equality for all of us.”

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