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One Million Moms Mad at Ellen DeGeneres, JCP Again

By December 7, 2012

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It's like déjà vu all over again. And just in time for the holidays. In a move that surprises no one, the One Million Moms organization is upset with JCPenney again for showcasing Ellen DeGeneres in its advertisements.

The conservative group, which includes about 40,000 members, called for a boycott of JCPenney in February because the department store chain hired DeGeneres as its spokeswoman. One Million Moms is plenty mad that DeGeneres is homosexual.

But, like the feisty teenager it is, JCPenney thumbed its nose at One Million Moms and the boycott turned into additional sales for JCPenney as more folks opted to buy from the store to show their support.

Now One Million Moms are angry that DeGeneres pops up in a holiday TV ad. And why not? After all, DeGeneres sits at diner table with three of Santa's elves and asks about making toys. Plenty of controversy there.

In response to the add, One Million Moms writes: "Since April, JC Penney's has not aired Ellen DeGeneres in one of their commercials until now. A new JCP ad features Ellen and three elves. JCP has made their choice to offend a huge majority of their customers again. Christians must now vote with their wallets."

Also shocking no one is the fact that One Million Moms also doesn't like the Victoria's Secret fashion show or bad words on T-shirts sold by Urban Outfitters.

So far there's been no response from JCPenney or Ellen DeGeneres. And really, why bother?



December 10, 2012 at 10:28 am
(1) Dee says:

MM’s need to come into the 21st century! Get over it. Ellen couldn’t be MORE of a positive spokesperson for any company or product. She is uplifting, giving and appears to be very kind in general. Really Million Moms, move on.

December 30, 2012 at 2:34 am
(2) Jenine Phippen says:

MIllion Moms…GET OVER IT!!!! Ellens lifestyle has nothing to do with her business life. She is a working woman. She is a successful workng woman. I am very proud of what she has done with her life. What have you done? The only thing I can see that you have done is get together a group of women an attack people just because they may be living their life a little differently than YOU think they should. I don’t understand how you can call yourselves christians. My understanding is that GOD loves everybody!!! He does not discriminate!!! He does not stop loving you because you a different race or a different sexual orientationn. He made us all different for a reason, and he loves us all. Maybe you should consider that. There are many other things you can fight for, fight against and protest. Just leae Ellen alone. She is a wonderful woman that does so much good. She helps out many less fortunate people and doesn’t ask for anything in return.

January 3, 2013 at 11:01 pm
(3) Rebecca Allen says:

Please, Million MAD moms; what is more lacking of Christianity- helping out others in need, as well as a contest sponsored by JCP aiding millions more, or justifying being openly ANGRY at a woman trying to facilitate this? Why not stone her to make yourselves feel better. Get with the program: I don’t see you trying, and making, a change in the world by helping people like Ellen- ONLY teaching hate. You should be ashamed with yourselves!

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