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GLAAD Excuses ABC Over Adam Lambert

After talking to them about a possible anti-gay double standard, GLAAD has issued a statement excusing ABC for canceling several scheduled appearances by Adam Lambert after his performance on the American Music Awards. After these discussions ABC issued the following statement to GLAAD: “Given the live nature of the American Music Awards, Adam Lambert’s performance, which differed greatly from his ...

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ABC Cancels Adam Lambert Again

ABC has canceled another Adam Lambert appearance, this time for an episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live scheduled for next week. That naughty American Music Awards performance isn’t going to be behind Adam Lambert anytime soon. Even after his well-received performance on “The Early Show” last week, ABC continues to feel uncomfortable around Lambert. His Dec. 17 “Jimmy Kimmel Live” appearance ...

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Adam Lambert Apologizes

On today’s episode of Ellen, Adam Lambert expresses some regret for his performance on the American Music Awards, telling DeGeneres that he probably took things too far. Ellen gets it right: “If you are going to complain about sexual content on television, you should complain about all sexual content.”

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Anti-Gay Hate Group Liberty Counsel Files FCC Complaint Over Adam Lambert

Never one to miss a publicity opportunity, premiere closet case Peter LaBarbera has announced that the anti-gay Liberty Counsel has filed the first FCC indecency complaint (PDF) over Adam Lambert’s performance on the American Music Awards. The Lambert performance featured, among other things, simulated oral sex, suggestive crotch grabbing, simulated digital penetration, sadomasochistic conduct, and homosexual open-mouth kissing. The Lambert ...

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CBS’ Early Show Blurs Out Adam’s Same-Sex Kiss, But Not Britney-Madonna’s

After Elton points out that Adam Lambert’s point about a double standard for gay males does exist after CBS’ Early Show this morning blurred out his American Music Awards kiss with a male band member, but did not do the same when rerunning Madonna’s open-mouthed kiss with Britney Spears. Call CBS to complain: 212-975-4321. (Tipped by JMG reader Lisa)

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ABC Cancels Adam Lambert Concert

ABC has canceled tomorrow’s scheduled concert on Good Morning America in the aftermath of his controversial performance on Sunday’s American Music Awards. But CBS has jumped on his new availability. If you were hoping to catch Adam Lambert performing on “Good Morning America” this Wednesday, or maybe even see the free concert in person in New York, you’re out of ...

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