Miss California gets a standing ovation at Dove Awards
By Karlayne Parker
Apr 23, 2009 at 5:40 PM
Tonight, before introducing Mercy Me at the Dove Awards, Carrie Prejean received rousing applause and a standing ovation from those in attendance at the Christian music event.
Miss California on Sunday lost the Miss USA pageant because, she says, of her answer to a question on gay marriage presented by judge Perez Hilton. Simply stated, her faith doesn't allow her to accept gay marriage.
Prejean received a lot of pushback for that answer. And the controversy continues to swirl. Read what people are saying in U.S. News & World Report.