Gay-Marriage Ban: Takei Astounded by California Vote, DeGeneres "Saddened Beyond Belief"

The vote to ban gay marriage in California disappointed Star Trek alum George Takei and many other who seized the chance to tie the knot earlier this year when the state's highest court ruled such nuptials were legal.

Ellen Degeneres, who in August exchanged vows with actress Portia de Rossi, at first declined to comment on the outcome of Proposition 8, noting that the margin of difference as of Wednesday morning was only a few hundred thousands votes and that possibly as many as 3 million absentee and provisional ballots had yet to be tallied. But by the afternoon, even the talk show queen was conceding defeat.

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