Emmy Nominees High-Five Proposition 8 Overturn

08/06/2010 at 09:45 AM EDT

name="allowFullScreen" value="true"> ; type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" allowScriptAccess="always" width="640" height="385">


Just weeks before the 62nd annual Emmy Awards, TV stars like Kyra Sedgwick, Julia Ormond and Chris Colfer had something special to talk about in addition to their nominations.

At a nominee gathering in Beverly Hills on Wednesday, the Emmy hopefuls sounded off about the overturn of Proposition 8, which ruled California's ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional.

"It's amazing," Sedgwick, nominated five consecutive years for her work on The Closer, tells the Associated Press. "So many people I know and love will take advantage of this."





And for Chris Colfer, a first-time nominee for his work on Glee, which received a total of 19 nods, the decision is the end of an era.

"I think it's just sad that it's even an issue and that it even happened," he says. "So I'm glad this ugly part of history is in the past."

Watch Sedgwick, Colfer and more Emmy nominees discuss Wednesday's ruling.

See what other readers have to say about this story – or leave a comment of your own

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Emma and Andrew: All About Hollywood's Cutest Couple
  • Prince George! More Yummy Photos

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine

Advertisement

From Our Partners

Watch It

Editors' Picks

Latest Photos

From Our Partners



Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters