Candace Cameron Bure, an actress known for her many roles in Hallmark Movies beloved by mothers everywhere around Christmastime, recently decided to move from the Hallmark Channel to the Great American Family Channel because of Hallmark’s promotion of same sex marriage in newer movies.
Speaking on that decision in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Bure said:
“My heart wants to tell stories that have more meaning and purpose and depth behind them. I knew that the people behind Great American Family were Christians that love the Lord and wanted to promote faith programming and good family entertainment.”
Making her distaste for Hallmark’s promotion of non-traditional marriages even more apparent, Bure said “I think that Great American Family will keep traditional marriage at the core.”
Well, predictably, the left was outraged at the idea that someone would want to defend tradition and promote Christian beliefs.
Pop star JoJo Siwa, for example, savagely attacked Bure on Instagram, saying:
“Honestly, I can’t believe after everything that went down just a few months ago, that she would not only create a movie with intention of excluding LGBTQIA+, but then also talk about it in the press. This is rude and hurtful to a whole community of people.”
Similarly, Sarah Kate Ellis, President and CEO of GLAAD, a gay rights organization also attacked Bure. She, when speaking to Deadline, said:
“It’s irresponsible and hurtful for Candace Cameron Bure to use tradition as a guise for exclusion. I’d love to have a conversation with Bure about my wife, our kids, and our family’s traditions.
“Bure is out of sync with a growing majority of people of faith, including LGBTQ people of faith, who know that LGBTQ couples and families are deserving of love and visibility.”
Others joined in as well. Actress Hilarie Burton Morgan, for example, who plays Brooke Davis on “One Tree Hill,” savagely slandered Bure on Twitter, calling her a hypocrite and prejudiced. In Morgan’s words:
“I don’t remember Jesus liking hypocrites like Candy. But sure. Make your money, honey. You ride that prejudice wave all the way to the bank.”
But, while much hate was directed Bure’s way for standing up for traditional marriage and her Christian faith, not everyone turned their back on her. Her daughter Natasha, for example, bravely bucked the woke trend and came to her defense on Twitter, saying:
“How much she loves Jesus and how firm in her faith she stands. She is bold. She is kind. She is so creative and has one of the greatest hearts. I look up to her in many, many ways. I love you, @candacebure.”
Bure isn’t the only movie star to land in hot water with the wokies for defending Christianity. Conservative comedian and actor Tim Allen found himself in a similar position after defending the use of “Merry Christmas” in his new Santa Claus show on Disney+.
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