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Hollywood's in slo-mo on Prop. 8 fight

Hollywood's in slo-mo on Prop. 8 fight

IS HOLLYWOOD afraid of Proposition 8 -- or has it just been slow to notice its presence on the California ballot? The measure proposes to rewrite the state Constitution so that it prohibits gay marriage -- a suggestion that ought to raise the ire of liberal Hollywood. So far, however, the anti-Prop. 8 campaign has received only a trickle of high-profile entertainment industry money. As The Times reported earlier this week, Steven Spielberg and wife Kate Capshaw donated $100,000 to the effort. (They matched what Brad Pitt had given a week earlier.) They are among the first high-profile Hollywood politicos to give to the campaign, leading some to wonder why so few have stepped up so far. ...

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