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MSNBC Anchor Thomas Roberts Has A Date Set For His Gay Wedding

Rainbow wedding bells should be ringing within the year for MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts, who’s been fianced to boyfriend Patrick Abner for a while.

“We do have a date set, but I want to keep it under wraps,” said the handsome newsman. “We’re not going to be runaway grooms or anything like that, it’s just confirmation of that date, then we gotta send the save the date cards. It’s an inevitability that we’re going to do it, it’s just the date. The date, and then the planning. There’s a lot of work that goes into it.”

Roberts also took the National Organization for Marriage to task for their misleading name, after we commented that their name ought to be the National Organization Against Gay Marriage.

“If they really wanted to be the national organization for marriage, they would be the National Organization Against Divorce,” said Roberts. “And they would put all the money that they waste, trying to thwart marriage equality, into trying to reassure heterosexual and gay couples around this country that divorce is the only evil to marriage. That’s the biggest threat to it, is divorce.”

And, speaking of NOM, he invited Maggie Gallagher to be on his show this morning to talk about its recently revealed race-baiting, dumb-celebrity-recruiting tactics. Although at first they believed she was a cowardly no-show, it turns out she was just in the wrong studio because of an MSNBC mix-up. Oops.

On:           Mar 28, 2012
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    • Caleb

      Damn, I was hoping he would marry me!

      Mar 28, 2012 at 4:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Charlie

      Big congrats to them both

      But “fianced?” It almost sounds like he is financing his betrothed.

      Mar 28, 2012 at 4:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Really?

      Did the interviewer actually say “He’s not a press fag” about Roberts’ fiance? Whoever that guy is should be fired right away and shame on Roberts for not calling him out. There is no room for tolerance of that kind of hateful language. And don’t give me the whole “he’s gay so he can say it” bull. No he can’t.

      Mar 28, 2012 at 8:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DouggSeven

      @Really?: Pretty sure he says ‘press guy’. But it proves my point that the interviewer’s lisp can make some words hard to understand.

      Mar 28, 2012 at 8:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • David Ehrenstein

      Thomas is Beyond Fabulous!

      Mar 28, 2012 at 10:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • iDavid


      The interviewer was obnoxious noncaring snarky queeny and rude, we don’t see that coming from the str8 community as representation, we shouldn’t push it down people’s throats either. Either put the Thomas Roberts’ out in front for us, or don’t bother is my motto. The guy had a swarmy fuck you attitude w Roberts doing an inner grimace. Talk about ailk and sandpaper. Is this what a good producer promotes for us? I don’t like the character assassination of the gay community by such. I don’t think anyone else does either, self created dramatic lisp or not.

      Mar 29, 2012 at 10:39 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • iDavid

      Silk and sandpaper.

      Kudos to Thomas Roberts, he’s a great guy and a true asset to humanity.

      Mar 29, 2012 at 10:42 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jack Jett

      @Caleb: Ditto…infinity

      Mar 29, 2012 at 1:44 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Pedro

      I just don’t understand what homosexuality and femininity has to do with one another…Why do some gay guys have to sound and act like this…? It’s truly sad. Can you imagine Carson Daly stuck on a flight with queens like that when the shit hits the fan….

      Mar 29, 2012 at 1:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DouggSeven

      Why are so many comments removed here? Are we not allowed to comment negatively about the interviewer sounding flighty and unprofessional, not properly using a mic, being inarticulate, and making unasked for opinions while he’s interviewing a subject? The speed that Thomas exitted the interview speaks volumes about his experience.

      Mar 29, 2012 at 2:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Russ

      Just so you know, next time: the correct word is affianced, not fianced.

      Mar 29, 2012 at 6:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Crystal

      Wedlock is a PADLOCK!

      Mar 30, 2012 at 11:48 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • rti

      @Caleb: Same here!!

      Mar 31, 2012 at 10:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Brand

      God bless them. I wish them all the best. So happy this can finally happen in a few places in this country!

      Apr 1, 2012 at 10:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • The Fresno Clam

      Tommy Bobby sucks. Literally. But that’s a good thing, right?

      Jul 19, 2012 at 9:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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