FGP Celebrity Quote of the Week: ‘Teen Mom’ Star Kailyn Lowry Is An Atheist

You're not supposed to talk about religion, sex, or politics in polite company, but reality TV is not polite company. MTV's Teen Mom franchise obviously talks a lot about sex, and politics comes up occasionally in the form of abortion/adoption conversations. Religion, though, doesn't come up much on the show. However, many of the girls keep up with fans via their Twitter accounts, and they often share more personal or in-depth stuff than we see on TV. One of those moments happened this week with … [Read more...]

FGP Celebrity Quote of the Week: Daniel Radcliffe Is a ‘Militant Atheist’

Actor Daniel Radcliffe, best known for being Harry Potter (although I saw him on Broadway in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and he was so good in it, you guys), has broken from his support of Britain's Liberal Democrats party. He announced the change in an interview with Attitude magazine, but that's not the only interesting comment he makes."I'm not religious, I'm an atheist, and a militant atheist when religion starts impacting on legislation," he told the magazine, … [Read more...]

Bill Maher Performs an Un-Baptism

Real Time host Bill Maher makes no secret of his atheism, even making a documentary (Religulous) on the topic. But when he recently learned that Republican presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney had had his atheist father-in-law posthumously baptized into the Mormon church, Bill couldn't let that act go unchallenged. It's normal for LDS members to perform "baptisms" for people who have died, including Shoah victims, so the fact that Mitt tried to make sure his father-in-law ended up in … [Read more...]

FGP Celebrity Quote of the Week: Louis CK Doesn’t Believe in God

The brilliant Louis CK recently did an AMA on Reddit.com (Ask Me Anything, where the subject fields questions from commenters). AMAs are known for being lively and much more interesting than the average fluffy celebrity interview, and Louis didn't hold back with his answers. When asked if he believed in God, he wrote:well i don’t “Believe in god” i have zero idea how everythign [sic] got here. I would personally say that, if i had to make a list of possibles, god would be pretty far down. B … [Read more...]