DeGeneres buys airtime for pro-gay marriage ad

October 20th, 2008 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS  

Brad PittNew York, Oct 19 (IANS) Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres is spending $100,000 to buy TV airtime for a public service announcement (PSA) against a proposed ban on gay marriages.DeGeneres, who married her partner Portia de Rossi in August, produced the PSA to persuade California citizens to say ‘No’ to Proposition 8, which seeks to outlaw same sex marriages, reports

Earlier, Hollywood actor Brad Pitt and filmmaker Steven Spielberg also supported the campaign to keep gay marriages legal in California by donating $100,000 each.

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