Spielberg, Capshaw Donate $100,000 To Fight Gay Nup Ban


The Mormons have been dominating the Proposition 8 fund raising, but Hollywood’s elite are doing their damndest to counter right wing attacks.

Director Steven Spielberg and his actress wife, Kate Capshaw, join Brad Pitt and other A-listers in donating to the fight against Proposition 8, a measure seeking to reverse this year’s gay marriage win. Upon making their $100,000 donation public, Spielberg and Capshaw had this to say:

By writing discrimination into our state constitution, Proposition 8 seeks to eliminate the right of each and every citizen in our state to marry regardless of sexual orientation. Such discrimination has NO place in California’s constitution, or any other.

You can tell they’re serious by the fact that they capitalized “no.”

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10 Comments

  • hardmannyc

    he’s very cool

  • Charles Merrill

    I love him. He hired me once to play a pirate extra in “Hook”. She was always on the set with their kids. Great couple.

  • Charles J. Mueller

    Three cheers for the both of them. Humanitarians, indeed.

  • marc

    Thank you Steven and Kate!

  • pickles

    How fantastic. Leaders, leading. LOVE it.

    On a totally shallow note, I have to add, I think Kate is a classic, unsung beauty. He’s not too shabby either. Thanks!!!!

  • michael

    Thanks Kate and Steven! You both rock!

  • CitizenGeek

    Well done, Mr and Mrs. Spielberg!

  • Cody

    YAY!

  • My View

    No. 5 · pickles said ‘He’s not too shabby either. Thanks!!!!’

    GASP!!!! Time to schedule an appointment with your optician again, but pronto!

  • greybat

    Actually, My View, he’s quite handsome in person.

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