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Etheridge-Hating Savage

3/1/2007 3:26 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Savage vs. Melissa EtheridgeHollywood powerhouse talent pimps, Creative Artists Agency, has signed nationally syndicated homophobic radio host Michael Savage for representation in all areas.

Savage, whose real name is Michael Alan Weiner, hosts the conservative radio program "Savage Nation," and just this week, he lashed out against breast cancer survivor/Oscar winner Melissa Etheridge -- for thanking her wife, Tammy Lynn Michaels and their kids during her Academy Awards acceptance speech. Savage said, "I don't like a woman married to a woman. It makes me want to puke. I want to vomit when I hear it. I think it's child abuse."

He further commented on homosexuality saying, "There are people who are sexually confused, who think that they're men when they're women. They're not normal."

Savage's anti-gay tirade, although typical for his radio show, is especially troubling considering Etheridge is also a CAA client! Besides Savage and Etheridge, CAA reps some of the biggest names in the business, including Julia Roberts and Tom Cruise.

Calls to CAA reps were not immediately returned.


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Yuck, the hatred that people are spouting here makes me nauseous. You are talking about fellow human beings, who deserve respect and the same rights as everyone else. Why do you holier than thou types keep making it about sex? It's not only about sex, it's about love and who someone chooses to have a relationship with-spend their lives with and have a family, exactly like heterosexual relationships. Almost every gay person I know are honest, law abiding, hard working, tax paying people--you homophobes have no right to keep judging and spewing your prejudice. I am straight but I will fight for gay rights til my last breath, and you jerks make me even more determined in my quest.

2791 days ago

Paul Kline    

# 124 Bombeni,

Maybe that's what you do, you pig. As a homosexual man I have more respect for myself. Get a life.

2791 days ago

Great Dane    


Gay people have to stomach seeing straight people kiss......

it's all about LOVE for one another......PLAIN and simple.....

For those of you that don't want to look, continue to kid yourselves....but, we are taking over the tv, the internet, the movie screen, the schools and eventually the government.....

You are all oksy with the husbands, who have boyfriends? The priests who molest little children?

LOVE is not wrong, nor should it be never get a second chance to show someone your affection.....if ME never gets another Oscar, thank God she didn't waste an opportunity to thank her wife, and her children......

You go Melissa, I love and respect you! You are my IDOL!

2791 days ago


Blackmetal - I laugh my ass off at people like you. In 20 years when being gay is completely accepted (as it should be) you will be looked upon like a the bigoted, disgusting jerk that you truly are. Look inside yourself and ask why you have so much hatred. You hate yourself. It shows through in your words. You don't like people like me because deep down inside you know I'm right and that kills you.

Bombeni - You are sick too. Their are just as many straight whore houses and STD parties.

Bombeni and Blackmetal must not be loved very much. LOL

2791 days ago

Happy Camper    

Politicizing the Academy Awards was a reason for why I did not watch them until towards the end. I did catch the part with Melissa kissing her wife and her comments and she definitely did all of that on purpose to make her political statement especially thanking her WIFE.

I have no problem with gays, I have gay friends, but marriage is for a man and a woman, and I am tried of Hollyweird celebs shoving their politics down our noses, they need to stay in acting. One of my gay friends is against gay marriage as well.

If gays can get married, then I am claiming my pets as dependents!

2791 days ago


Gay people have to stomach seeing straight people kiss....

WTF kinda comment is that?? You are one sick little piggy. So lemme guess you were created in a test tube? What an a$$hole!

2791 days ago

monkia louinski    

I am not a fan of either of these celebrities-I can take listening to Etheridge Ok. Savage, on the other hand is like fingernails on a chalkboard-I can't stand hearing him talk!

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2791 days ago

There is an invention called spell check! Use it!!!!!    

Wow!!! Calm down everyone! Step back and take a breather. Have we lost our minds???
I mean seriously...What has become of US? Remember when "WE" As a nation stood by eachother? Do you think it mattered in ANY battles, wars, etc...if one was homosexual? If that were the case, I think we would be one very sorry country. Ok, so the homosexual communities want the same rights blah blah blah as the heterosexual communities do...Whatever...either it'll happen or it won't. I just can't understand why everyone thinks "bashing" another is acceptable behavior. Have we forgotten what respect means...whether we agree with the lifestyle in which others lives is our own "personal opinion" and just that an OPINION. Yes, we are entitled to "voice" our opinions...But the bashing, the name calling, is just childish behavior. And most of all, we seemed to have forgotten..." Do Unto Others As You Would Have Done Unto You" Please, be more dignified in your comments. Act like the "ladies and gentlemen" we were raised to be.

2791 days ago

Happy Camper    

Savage is not hurting America at all and he's a great man who is very insightful and speaks the truth!! As you may recall, he was once a liberal, but apparently, he saw the light. I can tell who are liberals posting here because they tend to follow a similar pattern of name calling. I totally agree with what the person in comment #146 said. You all love to spew your opinions, but when someone differs from your opinions, they are haters, etc. I have witnessed liberals at protests ripping up signs of those with differing opinions as well as libs becoming violent toward the person- pushing and shoving, name-calling, etc. Conservatives do not resort to violence when they hear a differing opinion.

2791 days ago

Great Dane    

I think EVERYONE is entitled to their opinions....

HOWEVER, I strongly suggest you do some research about Melissa Etheridge, her life, her past, her journey to this lifestyle.....CONTRARY to your IGNORANT beliefs......she didn't thank her wife to ANNOY you......she didn't kiss her wife to IRRITATE you.....she was just being herself, a self that is TRUE......

Wouldn't you have thanked your partner? Kissed your spouse?

Her and Tammy have twins together, and she has two other children form a former partner....her and Tammy did have a service to commemorate their "wedding".....

You want to have your views, you are welcome to them...but, if you want to TRY and enlighen yourself, look up some of the LYRICS to her music.....

Meet me in the dark, Giant, Scarecrow, Run for life.....

She is a WOMAN, way beofre she is a LESBIAN......AND SHE IS PROUD....

People hide bad thingsm being gay isn't bad......whether you like it or isn't a BAD thing, don't like it- look the other way.....but, don't throw stones, and HATRED at someone showing love and compassion for another person.......don't ruin a joyous moment with ignorance and discrimination.......

2791 days ago


Angry anti gay man = Closet homosexual.

2791 days ago

Great Dane    


I was referring to an IGNORANT COMMENT made by a fellow blogger- something about having to watch Melissa kiss Tammy, as if her were watching an ABORTION......when DUH, you were watching ELLEN DEGENEROUS host the Oscars!!!!!

So, they can watch a lesbian, as long as it supplies them with humor? As long as her girlfriend stays seated in the audience? As long as NOBODY talks about it???? Let me guess, should we piss in a different bathroom too? Would that make you HAPPY????

Look at society today, all of the dead beat dad's etc......ask people with crappy fathers, if maybe a test tube and two LOVING MOTHERS may have been a better option......

2791 days ago


#151 You can't group such a large country into two groups. Liberals and Conservatives. Not everyone argees with eveything each group believes in. That's what the real problem is.

2791 days ago

Great Dane    

BRAVO #155......

I agree with you whole a lesbian, my responses- although intended to SHARE your views, are defensive due to all of the negative/idiotic comments.....

But, you did in fact say it best, it is what it is- and people need to "LET IT BE".......

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