A Christian news site is making headlines by claiming Ellen DeGeneres is responsible for the ratings erosion of Fox’s American Idol.
According to Gary McCullough, the director of Christian Newswire, Idol‘s decline can be directly linked to DeGeneres, whom he describes as a “lesbian activist” whose “lesbian one-liners” are hurting the shows ratings.
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At this moment in entertainment history, network television is on a pro-homosexuality bender.
The producers of American Idol chose to be a part of this push; it was a huge mistake. The consequences of this choice were a drop in market share and a reduction in advertising dollars.
While many entertainers who profess an alternate sexual lifestyle are individually accepted and enjoyed by the public — when sexual behavior becomes their identifying trait in a specific broadcast, it limits the audience they will draw …
There is of course the insane possibility that Hollywood will forsake ratings – and the dollars that follow – and continue down the path of change. Perhaps next we will see the pro-pedophilia group NAMBLA use its influence in Hollywood to have “Dancing with the Stars” seat Roman Polanski as a judge.
Yes, he just compared homosexuality to pedophilia and statutory rape.
Lest we forget that The Ellen DeGeneres Show, now in its 7th year, attracts an average 5.2 million viewers daily, making it one of the highest-rated daytime shows.
Ellen has openly referred to her wife Portia de Rossi on her show more than a few times — to an audience of soccer moms who travel from all over the country and stand in line for hours hoping for seat in her studio.
And as for “Dancing With the Stars,” — which has scored some of its highest ratings ever this season — the very openly gay Bruno Tonioli is already on the judges panel.
Do your homework, Gary.