Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z Rocker is the latest celebrity to appear in a social-media ad by the same-sex-marriage campaign The Four 2012. The group—dedicated to defending marriage equality in the four battleground states of Washington, Maryland, Maine and Minnesota—recently featured Bruce Springsteen.

Mr. Beyoncé originally made his comments in May, when speaking about President Obama’s gay-marriage announcement on CNN:

 “I’ve always thought it as something that was still, um, holding the country back. What people do in their own homes is their business and you can choose to love whoever you love. That’s their business. [Discriminating against gays] is no different than discriminating against blacks. It’s discrimination plain and simple.”

Now that we look at it in print, it’s not exactly a ringing endorsement. Kinda sounds like he’s saying it’s a choice. Well, it’s something—um, right?


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