Rough Transcript below:
Hi, I am Portia De Rossi. When I got married all I was thinking about was my own joy at committing to love my partner for the rest of my life. I didn’t think about all the people that I was hurting by getting married. That was selfish.
So, I want to apologize to all those people whose lives have been affected by me getting married.
To Elaine Sutler, who suffered painful and debilitating paper cuts from holding up her simple message of intolerance.
To Amanda Milch, who came down with pneumonia while protesting my marriage in the rain.
To George Binder, whose mind was so tragically blown by the idea of gays getting married, he has to spend the rest of his life wearing this hat.
To Buddy the dog, who was forced to wear this ridiculous sign even though he, himself, is gay.
Thanks to Proposition 8, good people and animals like these will never again be subjected to the horrors of gay people getting married.
But for me, it is too late. I know there is no way I can make up for the pain I have caused. All I can say is: I am sorry.
Paid for Married Gay People Who Are Sorry.
And The National Coalition of Bonobo Chimps.