Clay Aiken – Last Minute News

The following news was posted late Saturday night.

First…from Twitter


Stuffed Wrangler ‏ @Stuffedwrangler
The puppeteers from @stuffedunstrung backstage with @clayaiken
11:29 PM – 21 Apr 12 via Twitter for iPad
Everyone looks happy and relaxed.  What a great picture for Clay to put in his “scrap-book.”
On Saturday night, the GLAAD  23rd annual Media Awards were presented in Los Angeles, California.  The event honors outstanding images of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in the media.
Chaz Bono, the 43-year-old transgender activist and author was honored with the outstanding documentary prize and Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 23rd annual Media Awards for the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. Bono won along with directors Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato for “Becoming Chaz,” the OWN documentary that chronicled his gender transition.
Josh Hutcherson, a star from  “The Hunger Games” ,  won the Vanguard Award, which, according to the GLAAD Internet site:
lauds efforts to increase visibility and understanding of the gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender community. Earlier this year, he began working with the anti-bullying campaign Straight But Not Narrow. The 19-year-old actor is the youngest recipient to ever win the Vanguard Award.
According to the UPS:
Other honorees at Saturday night’s `s ceremony at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles were ABC’s “Modern Family” for comedy series, Focus Features drama “Beginners” starring Ewan McGregor and supporting actor Oscar winner Christopher Plummer for wide-release film, and Lifetime’s “Drop Dead Diva” and TV Land’s “Hot in Cleveland” in a tie for individual TV episode.
Do you remember that Clay Aiken  was cast in a role on Drop Dead Diva, a popular show on the Lifetime Network.
1. The story was based on the story of Constance McMillen, a Mississippi high school senior who was not allowed to attend her prom with her girlfriend.
2. Other guest stars for this episode included Lance Bass, Amanda Bearse, and Wanda Sykes.
3. Clay was cast as a marketing executive who is a witness in one of the law cases.
4. Clay’s character ends up being the bad guy.
5. Clay was in 2 different scenes in the show.
6. The real Constance McMillen had a walk-on role on the show.This episode received a great deal of press as it tackled a controversial topic in a non-lecturing way.
Congratulations to the creator of the show, Josh Berman, Sony Pictures Television who produced the show, Brooke Elliott who plays Jane, the lead character in the show.  Also congratulations to Clay Aiken for being a part of a winning show.
Are you ready for Celebrity Apprentice tonight?
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