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May 5, 2009

Miss California Says Racy Photos Posted to Mock Faith

Miss California Carrie Prejean responded to a Web site that posted racy photos of her by saying it was an attempt to mock her Christian faith.

"I am a Christian, and I am a model," Prejean said in a statement. "Models pose for pictures, including lingerie and swimwear photos. Recently, photos taken of me as a teenager have been released surreptitiously to a tabloid Web site that openly mocks me for my Christian faith. I am not perfect, and I will never claim to be."

A gossip blog posted photos of Prejean wearing only pink panties with her back turned to the camera.

Prejean was praised by several conservative Christian groups for her voicing her opposition to same-sex marriage during the Miss USA beauty pageant. She was then offered a scholarship by Liberty University and portrayed in a National Organization for Marriage advertisement. According to the website this morning, she was invited to the Values Voter Summit, a conference put on by Family Research Council Action.

Katelyn Beaty has posted previous commentary over at Her.meneutics, CT's new women's blog.

Comments

i commend this young woman for taking a stand against gay marriage.

the view that God created men and women to partner with one another, and has blessed that dynamic in the marital relationship may not be popular with many, but it's true. doubtless God is using this young lady to share His view on the matter.

but there's also a tricky side. Christian women are asked to be modest, to avoid tempting others, and to respect their bodies as God's dwelling places. is it reasonable to conclude that posing for nude or semi-nude photos or in swimwear in front of many people is showing the proper modesty and respect that God asks of us?

friends, if we allow the world to define us and set our boundaries, how are we being salt and light?

Hmmmmmmmm I don't think so. As Christians we are called to be circumspect.
I do find it interesting that we love to tell others how much of a sinner they are and how bad they are doing and then when it comes to us, we fall back under the "I'm not perfect argument". How often we choose to ignore what Jesus said about taking the plank out of our eye before going to take the mote out of our brother's.

smacks of hypocrisy to me!

The website (thehollywoodgossip.com) did not publish the photo to "mock her Christian faith." Rather, they did this to point out the bold-faced HYPOCRISY of Carrie and her culture-warrior promoters. The site's statement pretty much hits the nail on the head:

"We're just pointing out the contradiction in citing the Bible in one's stance against gay marriage, yet clearly ignoring numerous other teachings from it. It's an insult to true believers. The Bible isn't something to casually refer to when it appears to support your beliefs. You need to actually live your life in accordance with its values."

Conservative Christians do not care about the sancitity of marriage, plain and simple. They only care about discriminating against gay and lesbian people. If they cared about marriage they would have tried years ago to outlaw divorce, which destroys more families than 3-5% of the population wanting to have legal protection for their relationship. They are so eager to beat down gay people that they immediately hop on the Prejean bandwagon despite the fact that this woman exploits her body to the nth degree.

Carrie Prejean is a fake if not an absolute idiot. So, an underage privileged girl has nude photos taken and they are made public to "mock her Christian faith".

LOL -- Mocking her Christian faith? Well, none of my Christian friends go around posing nude (especially while underage).

Carrie Prejean is joke.

It's amazing -- the GOP put up a horrific mother with an underage teenage daughter that got knocked up outside of marriage. A model Christian?

It seems Christianity may be the fake. Is no one in the public authentic? Say you are Christian and somehow that becomes the truth?

What about morals -- Prejean IS NOT want I want my daughters to look up to. Simply Trash.

Wow.

So then Sarah Getty, why are so many Evangelical Christians so tied -hook line and sinker to the Repulican party and every thing bigoted and racist and exclusionary? It's as if they have invented a God of their own making. (well they have now come to think of it)

I guess once again the admonition to not create false Gods doesn't carry thru.

She just answered a question.

The mistake is the church's love with celebrity. She should never have become a formal spokesperson for national ministries.

Just because she was runner up in beauty pageant and just becasue she answered a question, does not make her a good spokesperson.

I am very glad she said what she did at the beauty pageant. It was defintely gutsy. I just wish she would have done it with more clothes on.

Why not Christians get their cue of morality from the Holy Word rather then diluted by the rollercoaster of Hollywood type of morality.

Let’s be fair to this kid, she made a mistake and admits it. Is her breach of modesty worse than the secrete sins of some of our Church Leaders?

This episode only demonstrate God’s grace and mercy and provision for restitution should one wilfully admits, confesses and repents from pandemic morality breaches. With all due respect, let’s keep your American politics out of this please. We outside US are may be a bit tired of the internal political bickering within the US Churches plastered in the media. God bless America..opps..God bless the World.

The Body is to be considered the temple of God. You should not have plastic parts shoved into your chest to get someones attention. I am glad she took a stand for marraige, it is between a man and a woman. However this person has a lot of problems with many issues and should not be considered a role model. Now that I think about it, when did Christians start to need role models? Christ is to be our example, not anyone here on this earth.

In response to some of the comments, are you led to pray or to pick up a stone?


Why does it bothers her now the public scrutiny? Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose.

I said it before and I'll say it again, because CT chose to continue filling space with this girl's issues.

She placed herself where she is now; and a woman parading around 90% naked or 10% dress, depending on the eyes of the beholder. Has a very little stick to carry around to point out the problems of others. It turns out now that, she posed for cameras 3% dressed or 97% naked.

She spoke in favor of marriage. Good! So do Muslims, Papists, Budhists etc. I still have to hear her publicly confessing Jesus Christ as her Savior and Lord. But of course if she does that. Then begs the question; if the Lord told her to do what she's done? Has anyone found out what is the opposite marriage she mentioned?

There is only one true type of Marriage among Human beings. That between a man and a woman. Is the others that are in opposition, against or opposite. Whatever they are called.

Also, her integrity is in question. When she signed on to represent California, the contract she signed explicitly asked her whether she had posed for the kind of photos that are coming out now. She lied when she signed the contract.

I would say that the racy photos of Miss Prejean were more likely posted to mock her pretensions to a higher set of virtues and morality than that of us marriage equality proponents.

Opponents of civil rights in the past, and marriage equality now, have always claimed a higher morality than us opprobrious curs who think that the Golden Rule is something we should at least think about now and then...and with which to maybe read the Bible in that light.

There hasn't been any reason, sociologically/scientifically, to oppose marriage equality since from at least the late Fifties.

Research showed conclusively, or about as conclusively as sociology gets, that same sex attraction isn't a pathology in need of treatment, a moral weakness, or a sin in need of repentance.It's not likely to be caused by idolatry, as the ancients of the Bible thought.

Same sex attraction is just a relatively common variation on the theme of humanity, like left handedness or a Scandinavian complexion...maybe something slightly awkward in certain circumstances (like living in the high desert), but one adapts, and likely adapts best when society respects you as you are...slathered in sunscreen or not.

The Bible doesn't say what the opponents of marriage equality say it says, either. The clobber verses are just that, decontextualized and reworked word-weapons, a mess of stirred together ignorant and obsolete patriarchal traditions and misconceptions, ill will, authoritarian impulses, generalized xenophobia, unwarranted fear mongering and obvious, naked greed.

The radical abolitionist movement made the "literal interpretation" clobber verse tactic highly morally questionable by 1860...yet religious conservatives, in general, carried on with that tactic to try to theologically legitimize Jim Crow; then to oppose the Civil Rights Movement. They still carry on like the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement never really happened, with their massive resistance to full citizen and marriage equality. Only the villains have changed color, from 'Black' radical Republicans to 'Pinko' commies to 'lavender' liberals."

Some people are Gay, and people I respect wish loving couples all the best when they wish to marry.

It's a tough world out there, and even the God of the Genesis lessons noticed, rather belatedly, that it's "not good for man to be alone." God does not need to clone helpmates for Gay men and women from of their ribs, when it's far easier to simply let two beautiful souls merge into one...'soul of my soul' as the old Mexican love song goes.

Besides, wouldn't you really rather have Adam and Steve living next door to you, then the murderous child of Adam and Eve?

If she was only 17, where were the parents? Did they approved of her soft-porno spread?

Maybe they were in Church thanking God that Gays can't get married?

Gregory Peterson said:
"Besides, wouldn't you really rather have Adam and Steve living next door to you, then the murderous child of Adam and Eve?"

ERROR IN LOGIC
Whatever gave you the idea they were mutually exclusive?
Rebel against God one way or the other and refuse to repent and where does it lead... Jeffrey Dahmer, 17 men and boys, John Wayne Gacy 33 men and boys...
Granted, those who choose a homosexual life-style may be
good in other respects but WHY?

Obviously, nudity and homosexuality are not the only sins against a Holy God. None of us can measure up. I will not stop trying. Does that mean we cannot object to evil as the Bible defines it?
We are told to warn those who are sinning or "their blood will be on your hands" I must obey God rather than man.

hmmmmmmmm so she was a liar as well. hmmmmm isn't lying up there with the sexual immoral who will have their dance in the lake of fire? what next are we going to find out about this lady? what, that she had an abortion?

Let us then object to all evil. The evil of racism and bigotry and violence and adultry and divorce and drunkeness and lying and hypocrisy and pastors getting rich while the sheep are poor and destitute. And abortions and wars and sending our young men and women to be killed. And gun violence etc. Let's not just object to same sex love. To do so makes hypocrites of us the body of Christ

BTW, I'm sure you've read in the bible that Jesus loved John and David loved Jonathan.


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John Sinclair said" Obviously, nudity and homosexuality are not the only sins against a Holy God. None of us can measure up. I will not stop trying. Does that mean we cannot object to evil as the Bible defines it?
We are told to warn those who are sinning or "their blood will be on your hands" I must obey God rather than man."

I support her 100%. So she made a mistake when she was young. I take it that I am the one of the few others that have made mistakes? People seem to think she is the same person who took those pictures. Perhaps that is what caused her to challenge her faith and get back to what she truly believed. The word repentance comes to mind.

I see people judging her in here, but please show me one place in the Bible where my beloved Savior ever told anyone they were going to "dance in the lake of fire". He believed in the power to change, and He always left a door open for the repentant to come through. If any of you think you are better than He is, then by all means stand in judgment of her.

She was asked a question, she answered it according to her beliefs, and I congratulate her on that. Who among you would have thrown away such a title on your beliefs? She was not "intolerant", or belittling. She stated her opinion knowing full well what the outcome would be. That is called bravery.

Danny -- I'm with you; where were the Parents during the soft-porno spread?

Really. What's up -- did they approve of this soft-porno? It's rather disgusting. I don't want my girls (15 & 17) to see this crap.

I suspect this "family" has some serious skeletons. Really. Think about it. How was this rationalized as "normal" for 17 year old girl. Soft porno at that age?

Anyway, Miss Perjean is no role model for normal girls. Her parents are just as suspect.

I think it's time to exit left, Miss Perjean.

I am saddened by the comments of those of you on here that claim to be Christians. These are the same comments that you would find on non Christian websites. So heartbreaking.

The girl took the pictures and she can't take that back. Taking the pictures does not make her less of a Christian. We cannot judge her faith. We cannot make the decision whether she or anyone is a Christian or not. It's not our job, it's not our place. That's up to God. It would be good for all of us to remember that.

Yes, I believe the website was trying to mock her faith. Those websites do that stuff all the time. If you claim to be a Christian and you're in the public eye they'll look for any kind of mistake to tear you down. It may be one of the most common and easiest sins in the universe, but if a Christian does it's the worst thing in the universe.

I see that the anti-gay group got exactly what they deserved in Carrie Prejean. They hired her as a spokesperson and what they got was a not very bright, not very informed airhead who has turned in an embarassment-a-day performance for the past 2 weeks. The fake breasts paid for by the pageant organization. The underage lingerie modeling. The alleged violations of her Miss CA contract. And her virtually relentless whining about what a victim she is.

Here's a clue, Carrie: when somebody takes away your legal, civil rights, then you can complain. Until then, you're an embarassment and a hypocrite who pulls the martyr schtick while supporting laws that make second-class citizens of fellow Americans. And YOU'VE got the gall to play the victim card?

Surreptitiously? This coming from the same person that only weeks ago referred to traditional marriage as "opposite marriage." Looks like she already has speech writers. I doubt she knows the definition, let alone how to spell it. I mean jeez; "opposite marriage"? Give me a break.

There is no such thing as "homosexuality." The Bible doesn't say what the religious right say it says.

Given conservative "white" evangelicals' terrible history of Slavery, Secession, Copperheads, Bloody Kansas, Jim Crow, Massive Resistance, states' rights and/or Confederate flag support, it's obvious that the religious right is morally and intellectually bankrupt.

Go read back issues of CT, as I have done, and you'll see the moral and intellectual impoverishment of this magazine, founded with money by one of the most notorious, loony fringe bigots of his day, J. Howard Pew...who should have been languishing in prison for being a traitor instead of co-founding CT.

As there is no such thing as "homosexuality," there no such thing as the "sin of homosexuality."

"Homosexuality" is an obsolete social construct from obsolete Victorian era sexology. Conservative Christians, in general, apparently just love their bogymen and conspiracy theories, a bad habit left over from their support of slavery and Jim Crow, and can't imagine life where the Golden Rule informs their morality.

Does this not judging extend to other people or only to her?

And what's this easiest and most common sin you are talking about


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Leah Said:"The girl took the pictures and she can't take that back. Taking the pictures does not make her less of a Christian. We cannot judge her faith. We cannot make the decision whether she or anyone is a Christian or not. It's not our job, it's not our place. That's up to God. It would be good for all of us to remember that.

... It may be one of the most common and easiest sins in the universe, but if a Christian does it's the worst thing in the universe."

We can't give in to the lie that says, "If you have ever done anything you are not proud of in your entire life, (or at least if there are pictures or video of it) you can never have any opinion about morality."

Christians however, also need to be sure we don't resort to such tactics as posting pictures and pointing fingers and mocking anyone who disagrees with us.

Quoting grace singh at May 5, 2009

"the view that God created men and women to partner with one another, and has blessed that dynamic in the marital relationship may not be popular with many, but it's true. doubtless God is using this young lady to share His view on the matter."

Oh, so let me get this straight...You have a theory that god created men and women to partner with one another? Really???? So, you're saying god intended for Adam and Eve to have sex with one another??? So, according to Christians Adam and Eve were not to eat the forbidden fruit, but you're saying God created them to eat of the forbidden fruit?? What a hypocrite!!!

Get a life!!

By the way grace, I do appreciate that you said it is only a VIEW that god created men and women to partner with one another...because in case you don't understand the definition of a view, here it is..

An individual and personal perception, judgment, or interpretation; an opinion.

An opinion...and no grace, an opinion is neither truce, nor false...it's an opinion.

I would like to see Christians boycott Liberty University. I find it highly offensive that they gave her a scholarship. If this is the kind of discernment that exists at Liberty then any Christian parent spending his/her hard-earned money to send children there sorely lacks good stewardship. What a slap in the face to all Godly Christian women who have had to work their way through college.

It's obvious that if God had intent, the intent was that humans be a very social species, very flexible in general, and perhaps ultimately, too smart for their own good?

In any case, God created Eve, in the Genesis story, as a helpmate so that Adam wouldn't be alone, of which two people of the same sex can qualify as well.

Of course, we know, about as much as we can know anything, that a population came into being modern humans, and that we and nature are still creating ourselves from the "now."

Perhaps, with our old stories, office gossip, our books, our photos and art, and our computers and world wide connectivity...perhaps we can be said to be in God's image as we live in a sort of expanded "now," as C. S. Lewis thought of God...just not an infinitely expanded "now." A human scaled expanded "now."

Adam and Eve teach us something we need to know about idolatry and being and becoming human, but aren't really historical figures beyond being timelessly appealing in their humble humanity.

God very likely created Adam and Steve the same time God created Adam and Eve...as helpmates to each other so that one won't be alone in this intimidating universe that's on a scale that only God can truly comprehend.

I could care less about her inarticulate and misguided opinions or her photos. They just don't matter, she is young and will learn someday.

What bothers me is that the beauty pageant officials, in their attempt to celebrate womanhood and set examples to young girls, paid for fake boobs to "improve" her looks. That, and her obvious fake teeth aren't the feminine ideal, and are more like the ideal of some strip club promoter.

I am sorry that the pageant mill as devolved to this. I'm sorry an airhead with plastic breasts represents California

Personally, I think modern Christianity needs a boost and Ms Prejean might just be the ticket. I would certainly spend alot more time reading the bible if hot chicks like Prejean would get verses tattooed on their bodies. Maybe we as Christians should not be running so fast away from what could be an excellent way to communicate the Good Word - hot chicks with fake boobs!
Cheers!

Wow I just wasted 5 minutes of my life that I will never get back reading the mindless gibberish from the "christians". Prejean is a liliputious, anti-intellectual just like most right wing freaks. The god they serve is not the God of the bible.

He/She who is without sin...

Little Miss Exhibitionist would be much better off if she would only work on her own self first before she casts anymore stones from her glass Barbie house.

Her whole existence revolves around the sexification of the young female body. Her profession is infinitely more dangerous to the sanctity of male/female marriage than gay marriage.

The sin is also greater since there is a much greater chance that a married person would succumb to the pleasures of the body with someone of the opposite sex than with someone of the same sex.

I don't think there is anything wrong with being good looking. But there is something wrong with putting that trait above others as intelligence, critical thought, and artistic creativity.

Jesus would indeed walk with the gays. He would also walk with hypocritical, angry stone throwers.

But first you have to stop throwing stones at him for being so compassionate towards you!

does this mean i'll be seeing more sermons condemning same-sex marriage by beauty pageant queens in their undies? finally fundamentalist theology is getting interesting!

To all who are against gay marriages:
Prove that God is against gay marriages. And please don't quote the Bible because you can't prove an allegation by providing another one.

Whatever she is or isn't, is not my problem. Evidently she's been brainwashed. How else to explain her going from one extreme to another?
What I worry about is this incessant preoccupation that the christian right has with validating itself through celebrities. Why is there such a need to feel redeem to the world?

I admire Prejean for her stand on marriage. I question the platform from which she as a Christian young lady chose to take her stand. Ever since "the fall" in the Garden of Eden nudity lost its innocence. Adam and Eve knew it and tried to hide it, God confirmed it, making them coats of skins. A so called "beauty" contest featuring the near nude female form is no place for a professing Christian young lady to be. Sorry!

The only way to get back to the Garden is total nudity.

The ancient Greeks had the right idea.

Christians destroyed the nobility of the body!

You don't even need to quote the Bible to make the common-sense case for traditional marriage. Babies cannot be created without the input of both a male and female parent. By the same token, children have an innate need for role models of both sexes in their home. Little boys and girls need to see their mom and dad, how they behave, how they live every day, in order to pattern themselves after them.

When the law forces people to honor homosexual couples as exactly the same as heterosexual couples, you get what happened in Massachusetts. Adoption agencies cannot "discriminate" and place children in homes where their needs are best met. Catholic adoption services had to quit their work in Mass. because they refused to place babies in homes where there were "two dads," and therefore "no mommy." What kind of crazy society is that? Shame on people who want to deny adopted babies their deepest need for a father AND a mother.

Finally a voice of common sense amidst all this cynicism and vitriol. CaringMom makes some great observations. Our society is losing not just its moral compass, but its rational compass as well.

LOL. Hey Jimbo. That was so funny. The Bible is how God chose to speak to people after the original witnesses to Jesus passed away. Your comment is like saying "Look at the sunset but don't use your eyes".

I'm amazed at the critiquing of a woman who answered a question by of all things, a homosexual. Since you people don't know her personally how can you critique her. You can only critique what she said. However, the homosexual who asked the question is sitting there in a seat judging a beauty pageant without saying anything about how the girls are dressed until the girl answered the question. Where is his manhood that he couldn't have stood up and say you know what, I disagree on what is "required" of the girls in order for them to be in this contest. As a real man, I insist it be stopped and this contest be set up in a way that respects women or I quit as a judge. Oh, wait, his manhood was in the pants of another man so what does he care about women being put in this position where if they don't say yes, they're out. He sits there going along with it, gee, just like the real Hollywood men who think in movies and tv that all women jump in bed with strangers the second they meet. I do believe that it is men who need to be critiqued, not women because lets face it, women are supposed to please men not men please women. I don't know what culture thinks differently. Even with homosexuals there is a male and female and again, which one rules the other. Everybody is missing the point which is the treatment of women by men, period. Look who is complaining the most about the girl on this site, its the men.

Carrie is not attacking anyone by repeating a Biblical mandate, specifically identifying homosexuality as one of many unacceptable "lifestyles." Anyone, publicly speaking Biblically, needs to be above reproach which leaves Carrie unfortunately lacking, due to her poor choices, previously in her modeling career. The "social engineers" are the ones ramming homosexuality into grade schools and our laws after "we the public" have rejected homosexual marriage by popular vote, more than once and not Carrie for simply voicing her opinion. The people here "castigating" Carrie for (allegedly) "castigating homosexuality" are the hypocrites..I dont believe Carrie said she was "perfect or even acceptable, let alone a role-model in all her behavior..she just voiced an opinion when someone questioned her about the oxyMORON..homosexual-marriage! There are a lot of christian-eese people running around mouthing "tolerance" when they should be lovingly confonting evil. Political-correctness in all it's pseudo-religiousity-slimey-ness..is evil!

Ah come on man, it is disingenuous to say that Ms. Prejam is not attacking anyone because of biblical values. Of course she is! She is supposed to be a Christian! Where do you think this comes from?!

If Ms. Prejam is neither perfect nor even acceptable based on the bible - why then are you supporting her?

On what basis then is she and groups that are supposed to be upholding Christian principles supporting her by making her their spokes person, telling people how to live their lives?
Do you know about people in glass houses? Have you studied what Jesus said about taking the mote out of your brother’s eye?

And if you are supporting her knowing full well that she’s just as much at fault as anyone else, then doesn’t this make you a hypocrite?

PROPS TO CARRIE..REGARDLESS OF HER PAST..GOD FORGIVES. I AM PROUD OF HER. SHE SAID WHAT SHE BELIEVED AND WHAT IS MORALLY RIGHT! I WISH EVERY CHRISTIAN WOULD STAND UP FOR WHAT THE KNEW WAS RIGHT.SHE IS AN INSPIRATION AND GOD HAS USED HER. I ALSO WANT TO SAY THAT THERE ARE POSTS ON HERE THAT DISGUST ME TRYING TO FALSIFY CARRIE'S CHRISTIANITY. PLEASE! DON'T TRY TO TELL ME YOU HAVENT SINNED! ONLY JESUS WAS PERFECT SO DON'T JUDGE HER FAITH. THAT IS BETWEEN HER AND GOD. JUDGE YOUR OWN FAITH WITH GOD.

Dear J

The same bible that Ms. California appartently used. Is the same one that I'm using to say her condcut is unbecoming of someone who calls herself a Christian. If you find this disgusting, you need to take it up with God and His word. I don't have the liberty to pick and choose what I will uphold. I wish I could do that, but I can't.

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PROPS TO CARRIE..REGARDLESS OF HER PAST..GOD FORGIVES. I AM PROUD OF HER. SHE SAID WHAT SHE BELIEVED AND WHAT IS MORALLY RIGHT! I WISH EVERY CHRISTIAN WOULD STAND UP FOR WHAT THE KNEW WAS RIGHT.SHE IS AN INSPIRATION AND GOD HAS USED HER. I ALSO WANT TO SAY THAT THERE ARE POSTS ON HERE THAT DISGUST ME TRYING TO FALSIFY CARRIE'S CHRISTIANITY. PLEASE! DON'T TRY TO TELL ME YOU HAVENT SINNED! ONLY JESUS WAS PERFECT SO DON'T JUDGE HER FAITH. THAT IS BETWEEN HER AND GOD. JUDGE YOUR OWN FAITH WITH GOD.

I can't pass judgment on Prejean, I think she's been punished sufficiently for the errors she's made, but I think one fault in the whole argument is that marriage needs to be defended. Civil marriage is inherently secular. The state defines what marriage is for legal purposes. When the state has control over something, it is wrong for the church to try to dictate what the state should do. It compromises the mission of the church, because it leaves them trying to have political power. There is literal no reason why civil marriage between same-sex couples should be illegal. From a practical perspective it would be very beneficial, there's a lot of money to be made. And from a Biblical perspective, what is legal or not shouldn't really concern the Christian. Render unto Caesar that which is Caesar's, and render unto God that which is God's. Let the state govern, and love the Lord your God. If you feel convicted that it is wrong for two men to join together in the way a man and wife do, don't hold same-sex wedding ceremonies in your churches. The state can't begrudge you that.

This is why so many people hate christians. Seriously, this girl has lied repeatedly and you are justifying it because she says she is a christian. No she is not. No, she did not made a mistake, she just got caught. I am not trying to throw stones but we as christians have got to stop supporting anyone who verbally states I am a christian so therefore believe every word out of my mouth. Have the republican party no embarrass you enough. Open your eyes. This girl is in a competition that requires you to sleep around and or alter body parts inorder to compete. Stop trying to justify her actions. She is no different than any porn star on t.v. So before you call another woman in entertainment a harlot or any of the strippers sinners, just remember Carrie Prejean, your convenant wonder girl.