Clay Aiken – Speaks Up on The News

On Wednesday, Clay Aiken was a guest on the CNN program, Piers Morgan Tonight.  Morgan interviews many guests, including politicians, celebrities and even members of the public.  The guests are there to discuss breaking news of the day.  The show is aired in the United States and Canada on CNN  and in the rest of the world on CNN International.

Clay was on the show to talk about President Obama’s support of same-sex marriage.  They also talked about Amendment One in North Carolina that passed on Tuesday.

Clay was  intelligent, knowledgeable, personable, and articulate as he talked about a topic that is important to him.  He did a wonderful job.

A video of Clay’s visit with Piers Morgan is on the CNN site.  You can reach it at CNN

The following screencaps of the show are from cindilu2.

Clay was also interviewed  on the Raleigh news – ABC11  On their website they say:

Raleigh singer Clay Aiken took a stand against Amendment One to a national audience Wednesday night on CNN.

Aiken, who is gay, said he was concerned that North Carolina voters passed the amendment, which defined marriage as a union between a man and women.

Aiken said a majority of the voters have essentially written discrimination into the state’s constitution but he believes voters will overturn it in the near future. He also lauded the President Obama for coming out and supporting gay marriage Wednesday.

He’s coming out and speaking up about something that obviously only has 40 percent support from North Carolinians,” said Aiken. “So, it’s very brave of him.”

Aiken said Mr. Obama’s support for gay marriage shows equality in the Tar Heel State is important to him.

“I think that speaks to his character a lot,” said Aiken. “You know, it’s not all about politics. It’s about what’s right.”

You can read the entire article at ABC11

These screencaps are from Cotton

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5 thoughts on “Clay Aiken – Speaks Up on The News

  1. Just saw the CNN interview. He is so smart and so intelligent! I could listen to him forever! The man needs to run for office I tell ya! *g*

  2. It was great seeing Clay on the news shows last night. I could not be more proud of him. He really is such an intelligent, well educated, informed man. Good stuff!!

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