The Donald Dishes on Gay MSNBC Anchor Who Will Host Miss Universe Pagent
Deal with the Devil? Donald Trump Tells Thomas Roberts His Marriage Still Not Legit (Mediaite)
MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts recently announced, in a heartfelt op-ed, that he pursued and nabbed the Miss Universe hosting gig that Bravo’s Andy Cohen gave up due to anti-gay laws in Russia, where the pageant will be held. On Friday morning’s MSNBC Live, Roberts interviewed pageant co-owner Donald Trump, and although Trump professed a desire to “make a difference” on Russia’s anti-gay laws, he also told Roberts that his own views on marriage equality have not changed.
The raft of anti-gay laws in Russia has prompted boycotts of Russian products, and calls to boycott the 2014 Winter Olympics, but Roberts explains in his op-ed that he wanted the job hosting the pageant in Moscow because it will give those being persecuted a measure of hope: