Skip to comments.Who in Hollywood Will Boycott the Beverly Hills Hotel?
Posted on 05/02/2014 3:54:00 PM PDT by smokingfrog
Hollywood's glitziest party could soon find a new home.
Since 2003, the Motion Picture & Television Fund's Night Before the Oscars event has been held at the Beverly Hills Hotel. But now the Sunset Boulevard resort is being boycotted by gay groups and others because its owner, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei, is poised to implement Sharia law, calling for death by stoning for gays and adulterers. The state-owned Brunei Investment Agency owns the Dorchester Collection, which includes the Beverly Hills Hotel, Hotel Bel-Air and properties in Rome, Paris, Milan and Geneva. And that has led to calls for boycotting all the hotels, with a special emphasis on the Beverly Hills Hotel.
While organizers of the Night Before gala (sponsored by THR, which also holds its annual Women in Entertainment event at the Beverly Hills Hotel) have not yet met to discuss the Feb. 21 benefit, others are canceling events the property. The OutGiving Conference, a meeting of LGBT donors beginning May 1, decided to use a different location. The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, which held its Respect Awards there in October, said it won't be back, with a rep telling THR, "We will not allow someone whose values are so grossly incompatible with our mission to profit from a GLSEN event." But the Night of 100 Stars benefit, which takes place each year on Oscar night, said it would honor its contract with the hotel, explaining, "Though we abhor the Sultan of Brunei's medieval anti-gay policies, we totally support the American management and support staff at the hotel, including their recent statements distancing themselves on this matter from Brunei and the Sultan."
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“death by stoning for gays and adulterers”
I would not feel so all alone,
*Everybody* must get stoned.
Big whoop. Islam gets a pass by the Left because of their shared hatred of the West.
Let Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and Hollywood fight it out TO THE DEATH ,
Gala *snort*. Look, Muslims vs Hollywood gays calls for a mega popcorn run.
Is the gay lobby FINALLY going to take on the Muslims?
will heads roll?
I probably shouldn’t make a joke about it.
Yup, let them go m.a.d.: mutually assured destruction.
It would be wonderful if we can get rid of radical islam, hollywood, and homosexuals by pitting themselves against each other.
It would be Reaganesque: We would win the war without firing a shot.
That going be funny to watch
Pass the popcorn LOL!