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Carrie Prejean's Disappearing Book Tour
TownHall ^ | 11/14/09 | JillianBandes

Posted on 11/15/2009 8:43:24 AM PST by Mozilla

Carrie Prejean has canceled public appearances designed to promote her new book after two major developments in the conservative starlet’s public image.

First, it was reported that a controversial video tape of Prejean had surfaced during settlement negotiations with her former Miss America pageant bosses. Prejean was 17 when she made the tape, which she said was meant for her boyfriend’s eyes only.

TMZ, the media outlet that had obtained the tape, said they did not publish it on their website because it was “so racy.” Because of it, they claimed, Prejean received nothing from her back-and-forth lawsuits with Miss America and was riddled with paying her own lawyers’ bills.

More recently, Prejean threatened to walk off the set of Larry King’s nightly news show when King asked her repeated questions about her confidential settlement with Miss America Pageant officials, and then patched in a call to her from a listener. Prejean called the questioning “inappropriate,” took her mike off, and after about a minute of on-air silence, King broke for a commercial.

Critics immediately used the developments as reasons why Prejean was unqualified to speak about her opinions on gay marriage.

“Prejean -- Family Doesn't Always Come First,” read a TMZ headline. Since then, Prejean cancelled her keynote speech at the New Jersey Family Policy Council’s Defenders of the Family fundraiser, an appearance at an invitation-only event at the National Republican Club of Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., and numerous other radio segments.

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KEYWORDS: bimboeruption; booktour; carrienojeans; carrieprejean
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1 posted on 11/15/2009 8:43:25 AM PST by Mozilla
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To: Mozilla

Carrie Prejean is entitled to her opinion about gay marriage. I did see clips of her on entertainment shows and of course those clips were less than flattering and made her look stupid. It is obvious the “gay mafia” is gloating.


2 posted on 11/15/2009 8:47:54 AM PST by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on the rights of animals would do so on behalf the unborn)
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To: Mozilla

I can’t help but feel she brought a lot of this on herself ,, If your makin’ porn flix with several boy friends you might not want to get in the Miss America pagent . Try a hustler or playboy pagent . I do agree with her honest statement about homomarriage .


3 posted on 11/15/2009 8:48:18 AM PST by lionheart 247365 (-:{ GLEN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
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To: Mozilla
Critics immediately used the developments as reasons why Prejean was unqualified to speak about her opinions on gay marriage.

Ad hominem tu quoque. Even though mental midgets love this tactic, it is still a fallacy.

4 posted on 11/15/2009 8:50:30 AM PST by freedomwarrior998
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To: LottieDah

This is a Gay Mafia hit job and so I have much sympathy for her.

Thousands of girls her age are making some really bad mistakes by exposing themselves on video.

Many will later regret what they are doing now.


5 posted on 11/15/2009 8:51:16 AM PST by Nextrush (Sarah Palin is the new Ronald Reagan)
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To: Mozilla
Critics immediately used the developments as reasons why Prejean was unqualified to speak about her opinions on gay marriage.

First of all, who is not "qualified" to speak about their own opinions on anything?

Second of all, this poor girl - she did not set out to try to be a role model of purity. All she did was answer a question honestly at a beauty pageant. Her answer was politically incorrect & set off a firestorm.

Conservatives have tried to put her up on some kind of pedestal & liberals have tried to dig up every piece of dirt they could find in her past to tear her apart.

I feel sorry for her, she is caught up in a storm & getting it from all sides. I still say that the real issue here is not how "pure" Ms. Prejean is, or is not - it's the issue of free speech. This other stuff is ridiculous.

6 posted on 11/15/2009 8:52:06 AM PST by alicewonders (Sarah Palin is the face of America's future.)
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To: Mozilla

Her fifteen minutes were up long ago.

I don’t feel sorry for her at this point. She knew those pics and tapes were out there.


7 posted on 11/15/2009 8:53:10 AM PST by maggief
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To: lionheart 247365
To clarify, she didn't make ‘porn flicks with several boyfriends'. She taped herself masturbating and gave that tape to, who was then, her boyfriend.
8 posted on 11/15/2009 8:54:14 AM PST by jla
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To: lionheart 247365
Yes, she stands up for marriage, and the media makes it their mission to rip her apart. How many of us could stand that kind of scrunity?

But hey...she brought it on herself.

9 posted on 11/15/2009 8:55:30 AM PST by carton253 (Ask me about Throw Away the Scabbard - a Civil War alternate history.)
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To: Mozilla

Carrie said publically that she believed marriage was between a man and a woman. That is it, all she said.

I don’t believe she stated she was pure as snow at the pageant. I wonder how many people on that stage were pure as driven snow?

The tapes she made were stupid, but have nothing to do with her opinion on gay marriage.

Carrie needs to get out of the spotlight for awhile like Donna Rice did.


10 posted on 11/15/2009 8:58:13 AM PST by dforest (Who is the real Jim Thompson? I am.)
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To: maggief

Soon...no one will speak out about anything. Because if they do, not only do they have to watch their skeletons and dirty laundry dragged through the media, they have to endure people like you. After all, she deserves this humiliation. She should have just said yes to the question about gay marriage. It would have been better for her in the long run.


11 posted on 11/15/2009 8:58:23 AM PST by carton253 (Ask me about Throw Away the Scabbard - a Civil War alternate history.)
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To: Mozilla
which she said was meant for her boyfriend’s eyes only.

Naive or blond?

If you put it on a photograph or film or video or digital, it will eventually surface. The same is true of all those sextext messages/images on cellphones.


12 posted on 11/15/2009 8:59:18 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: jla

Well 7 or 8 tapes. And turns out she wasn’t 17, but 19. The tape will come out and everyone involved will be embarrassed.

She is over.


13 posted on 11/15/2009 8:59:32 AM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: carton253
But hey...she brought it on herself.

Hardly. She's being mercilessly attacked by a demented, organized, national gay-MSM alliance. All she did was assert her belief in traditional marriage, while simultaniously respecting the beliefs of those who disagreed with her. What part of being mercilessly savaged by politically vindictive operatives is her fault?

14 posted on 11/15/2009 8:59:58 AM PST by Talisker (When you find a turtle on top of a fence post, you can be damn sure it didn't get there on it's own.)
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To: lionheart 247365

She may have made her share of mistakes in her lifetime, but let’s get real. If this were any other Hollyweird celebrity, they’d be cooing over how difficult this all must be for her. Because of her awakening to Christianity, and speaking to those values now, she’s being pilloried for things that for someone like, oh lets say Britney Spears, would have brought nothing but gushes of sympathy.


15 posted on 11/15/2009 9:00:41 AM PST by MizSterious (Do you not think an angel rides in the whirlwind and directs this storm? John Page, 1744-1808)
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To: Mozilla

There is a huge difference between being Christian and being Christ. Every Christian I know is flawed in some way, carrying regrets from past mistakes. Churches are full of fallen people who are at least striving to lift themselves obove their past with faith. Christianity is intended for sinners, the sinful, the fallen, the imperfect. It is about redemption. Christianity and redemption is expressly intended the likes of Perez Hilton and Carrie Presean.

It is a mistake to allow the anti-Christians to define us as hypocrites in this context. I don’ know anyone who has not beed hypocritical. I would rather be with flawed but striving hypocrites than with the likes of Perez Hilton who revel in debauchary and debase humanity with foul behavior.

I am a Christian. I am not Christ. Being a Christian will never make me Christ. All I can do is my best and hope that He will redeem me from my sins.


16 posted on 11/15/2009 9:00:59 AM PST by foyen
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To: maggief
I don’t feel sorry for her at this point.

Your flared nostrils are showing again. Has the world not quivered hard enough under your gaze today?

17 posted on 11/15/2009 9:01:50 AM PST by Talisker (When you find a turtle on top of a fence post, you can be damn sure it didn't get there on it's own.)
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To: Mozilla

She didn’t handle the tapes very well.

Handled right, she could have absolutely gotten 15 minutes of fame...


18 posted on 11/15/2009 9:02:14 AM PST by MetaThought
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To: Mozilla

Gotta love the conservatism she promotes but her closet skeletons have made their appearance-—none of us is without past sins. Big difference is she rejects hers but the gay mafia and their ally media synchophants embrace theirs... But we know the score!


19 posted on 11/15/2009 9:02:24 AM PST by tflabo
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To: jla

17 years old and she gave out a video of herself masturbating????

why do so many girls think they’re supposed to emulate porn stars?


20 posted on 11/15/2009 9:02:59 AM PST by Aria ( "The US republic will endure until Congress discovers it can bribe the public with the people's $.")
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To: alicewonders

agreed


21 posted on 11/15/2009 9:08:14 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: foyen
re: There is a huge difference between being Christian and being Christ

Amen! When I was about 14-years-old I had a pastor who would point out that everyone was going to sin. Some more than others, some in quality not quantity, and also the other way around. He explained that if a human could manage to live a sinless life then the sacrifice of Christ would have been for naught.

He often referred to the part of Romans where Paul talks about doing the things he didn't want to do and not doing the things he wanted to do.

Whether she realizes it or not, IMHO, this young lady is much better off out of the world in which she was aspiring to excel. There is nothing in the world of beauty pageants, especially at the level where she was competing, that is good for the soul. It's cut throat, dog eat dog, knock down drag out no holds barred world and it takes a toll of those who engage in it.

22 posted on 11/15/2009 9:08:50 AM PST by jwparkerjr
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To: lionheart 247365

>>I can’t help but feel she brought a lot of this on herself ,, If your makin’ porn flix with several boy friends you might not want to get in the Miss America pagent . Try a hustler or playboy pagent . I do agree with her honest statement about homomarriage .<<

This.

Also, this demonstrates how far our culture has fallen. In my generation, the “free love” generation, creating such a video would have been unthinkable to most young girls. This young woman utterly and completely destroyed her chances of ever becoming any sort of young persons “moral” compass when the record button was hit.


23 posted on 11/15/2009 9:10:21 AM PST by RobRoy (The US today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: Mozilla

LOL, the sodomites can’t find anybody else to hector so they pick on a beauty contestant!
LMAO!


24 posted on 11/15/2009 9:12:13 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: MizSterious
I agree the only reason they are attacking her is because they think she's out of their mainstream ,,,, on the other hand ,,, don't make sex tapes and then preach to the mainstream about personal values . SHE ,, choose to enter this silly contest judged by weirdos and she got stung ,,, don't play with the BEEEEEEEZZZZZZZ or you'll get stung .
25 posted on 11/15/2009 9:13:07 AM PST by lionheart 247365 (-:{ GLEN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
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To: carton253

It’s clear she was set up on the gay marriage issue. I admired her courage in speaking her mind. The problem is she is not the moral person she pretends to be, IMHO. She proves it over and over ... and over again.


26 posted on 11/15/2009 9:14:19 AM PST by maggief
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To: Talisker

I guess you missed the total sarcasm in which I wrote that statement.


27 posted on 11/15/2009 9:14:25 AM PST by carton253 (Ask me about Throw Away the Scabbard - a Civil War alternate history.)
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To: RobRoy

SO TRUE ........


28 posted on 11/15/2009 9:14:35 AM PST by lionheart 247365 (-:{ GLEN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
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To: Mozilla
She's not a conservative and not a role model. I would think the conservative movement can do better!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus

29 posted on 11/15/2009 9:15:10 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: lionheart 247365

Well, I don’t think she really lectured anyone. All she did was state her beliefs. Then, when challenged, she stated why she believes as she does. Are you saying that if you have something wrong in your past, you can’t ever publicly state that you’re a Christian, and why you are one?


30 posted on 11/15/2009 9:15:15 AM PST by MizSterious (Do you not think an angel rides in the whirlwind and directs this storm? John Page, 1744-1808)
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To: Aria

Because it is drilled into them daily since they were born that their only worth is their appearance and to be sexual playthings.


31 posted on 11/15/2009 9:17:51 AM PST by Lorianne
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To: alicewonders

You are so right about her. She just got caught in the politically correct war and she did not even know she was being tossed into it. I just hopes she gets her life back.


32 posted on 11/15/2009 9:18:51 AM PST by nyconse (When you buy something, make an investment in your country. Buy American or bye bye America)
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To: carton253; maggief
I guess you missed the total sarcasm in which I wrote that statement.

I didn't see any /s, and I missed it in immediate context. But when I re-read the thread I realized I misfired - my apologies.

Please consider my post 14 transfered to maggief.

33 posted on 11/15/2009 9:18:53 AM PST by Talisker (When you find a turtle on top of a fence post, you can be damn sure it didn't get there on it's own.)
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To: Talisker

This woman’s morals clearly aren’t in step with her conservative image.

(You might want to lay off personal attacks, noob.)


34 posted on 11/15/2009 9:19:35 AM PST by maggief
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To: Mozilla

Perhaps she shouldn’t have put on this super-pious demeanor when she (caution: TMZ-sourced audio recordings and photos as source) had sent 15 sex tapes to a boyfriend she met for a weekend fling when she was 19-20 yrs old, and claimed she was 17 when she made the cell-phone recordings.


35 posted on 11/15/2009 9:19:41 AM PST by montag813 (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. -George Orwell)
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To: Talisker

coffee...nose...keyboard...thanks?


36 posted on 11/15/2009 9:20:57 AM PST by junkman_106 (USN, Ret.and Mad as Hell. I've got the skills, come get my weapons!)
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To: maggief
She answered a question. Then the conservative media hails her as a model of (to use your word) morality. In the meantime, the MSM rip her apart.

Then comes you... the one who pick over the corpse and announces that the poor girl deserved what she got.

She should have just answered that gay marriage was okay. She would have won the pageant. Instead, she is destroyed and her life laid open for all to see.

But again... she deserves her. After all, she's not who she pretended to be.

37 posted on 11/15/2009 9:21:42 AM PST by carton253 (Ask me about Throw Away the Scabbard - a Civil War alternate history.)
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To: lionheart 247365

I bet the video is far more tame than “porno”. It is probably more like a striptease. She seems to be a decent enough person who may have had a few youthful indiscretions like poor choices in dating partners (everybody plays the fool, sometimes). We all make mistakes. Most of ours just don’t make headlines.

I really don’t understand why conservatives would be willing to throw her under the bus. We shouldn’t side with the “gay mafia” when they attack her for relatively minor infractions of social etiquette. What she did was by many magnitudes far less disgusting than what the “gay mafia” does on a Friday night in San Francisco. We didn’t turn on Rush for his drug problem and that was a far greater breach of trust.


38 posted on 11/15/2009 9:22:05 AM PST by grand wazoo
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To: Mozilla

It’s such a shame what they’re doing to this poor girl. Nearly everyone, beauty contestants included, has made mistakes in their past. To say that someone isn’t entitled to their own opinion based on an unrelated issue is just asinine. I know first-hand what gay marriage can do to families, and even though she’s made mistakes, she’s right about what’s wrong with it.


39 posted on 11/15/2009 9:22:18 AM PST by Bodie Weider (bodieweider@live.com)
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To: maggief
The problem is she is not the moral person she pretends to be, IMHO. She proves it over and over ... and over again.

The only thing that happens over and over and over again is the attacks against her. She's done nothing "immoral" if she is granted the privacy within which she acted and which everyone - including you - deserves. FYI, sex is not immoral per se - but digging into someone's sex life in order to expose privacies to trash a person in order to promote a political agenda is immoral. So stop clucking your moralistic, mercilessly judgmental tongue.

40 posted on 11/15/2009 9:24:26 AM PST by Talisker (When you find a turtle on top of a fence post, you can be damn sure it didn't get there on it's own.)
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To: Mozilla
developments in the conservative starlet’s public image.

So she's against gay marriage, that does not alone make her a conservative. If that were the criteria, why then did gay marriage fail in states that overwhelmingly voted for Obama? Conservatives don't do sex tapes.

41 posted on 11/15/2009 9:27:09 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: jla

She was wrong to make the tapes

Where are the feminists shouting at what a loser her boyfriend was to sell them just to slam her? He is even worse, she did it to show affection/love to her bofriend and this loser sells them to embarrass her?


42 posted on 11/15/2009 9:27:27 AM PST by RaceBannon (OBAMA'S HEALTH CARE IS SHOVEL READY...FOR SENIORS!!:: NObama. Not my president.)
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To: carton253

I was with her through the nude photos, fake boobs ... until all the videos surfaced.

She’s toast.


43 posted on 11/15/2009 9:28:53 AM PST by maggief
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To: Mozilla

44 posted on 11/15/2009 9:29:12 AM PST by stormer
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To: alicewonders
Yep.

Free Speech

All the other stuff is just stuff.

We need to start calling this for what it is ...persecution.

Prejean is not some picture of perfection and neither is any other Christian. Get it, we knelt before God and His Son Jesus Christ, not because of our perfection, but because of our imperfection.

The left loves to hold us up to some crazy idea they have about God and Perfection. So as we are held up to their ideas of perfected morality, we are being persecuted for our imperfection.

Jesus forgave us those imperfections.

45 posted on 11/15/2009 9:29:12 AM PST by EBH (it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute a new Government)
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To: maggief
(You might want to lay off personal attacks, noob.)

And "noob" isn't a (pathetic) attempt at a personal attack? You might want to lay off the hypocrisy.

And as for your definition of conservative, it must be hard for you to exist amongst such sinners as those who dare be conservative without first being perfect (or at least getting your certification of moral standing before daring to support traditional marriage).

46 posted on 11/15/2009 9:30:26 AM PST by Talisker (When you find a turtle on top of a fence post, you can be damn sure it didn't get there on it's own.)
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To: grand wazoo
I'm not willing to throw her under the bus ,,,, she jumped in front of the bus . These people in this contest do not represent my values to begin with ,,, whether they are contestants or the vile judges . It's a phony display at best and you must play by their rules . Don't play with fire or a loaded deck ,,, you'll get burnt !!!
47 posted on 11/15/2009 9:31:51 AM PST by lionheart 247365 (-:{ GLEN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
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To: lionheart 247365

Nothing, not even a private maturbating video for a boyfriend, remains private in this digital age.


48 posted on 11/15/2009 9:32:06 AM PST by mono
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To: maggief

Let he who is without sin ...


49 posted on 11/15/2009 9:33:57 AM PST by EBH (it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute a new Government)
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To: maggief
I don't know who's worse. The media that absolutely viserated her... or the FReeper doing a end zone celebration over the corpse.

Yes, I do know... it's you.

50 posted on 11/15/2009 9:34:01 AM PST by carton253 (Ask me about Throw Away the Scabbard - a Civil War alternate history.)
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