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Candace Cameron Bure Says “Traditional Marriage” Will Be the Focus of Great American Family Holiday Movies

Candace Cameron Bure says her new community, Great American Family, doesn’t plan to concentrate on same-gender relationships in its upcoming motion pictures and tasks, versus the Hallmark Channel.  

“I think that Great American Family will keep traditional marriage at the core,” Bure tells The Wall Street Journal in an interview that revealed Monday.

After making greater than two dozen motion pictures, together with 10 vacation movies, for the Hallmark Channel, Bure left the community earlier this 12 months and now serves as chief inventive officer at GAF.

The Full House alum previously said Great American Media higher aligns together with her profession objectives and private beliefs.

“My heart wants to tell stories that have more meaning and purpose and depth behind them,” Bure tells the Journal. “I knew that the people behind Great American Family were Christians that love the Lord and wanted to promote faith programming and good family entertainment.”  

Bure isn’t the one former Hallmark face to make the transition to Great American Family. Bill Abbott, former president and CEO of Hallmark’s mother or father firm Crown Media, now serves because the CEO of Great American Media.

When The Wall Street Journal asks Abbott about his perspective on whether or not same-gender {couples} can be the main focus of GAF movies, he says, “it’s certainly the year 2022, so we’re aware of the trends. There’s no whiteboard that says, ‘Yes, this’ or ‘No, we’ll never go here.’”

In response to Bure’s newest remarks, Hilarie Burton Morgan took to Twitter Monday, the place she known as the actress a “bigot.”

“Now they’re just openly admitting their bigotry,” the One Tree Hill and White Collar actress wrote following The Wall Street Journal interview.  

JoJo Siwa additionally called out the Fuller House actress on Instagram, saying, “I can’t believe after everything that went down just a few months ago, that she would not only create a movie with intention of excluding LGBTQIA+, but then also talk about it in the press. This is rude and hurtful to a whole community of people.”  

In 2019, The Hill reported that Morgan left a Hallmark job after she says executives ignored her requests for an “LGBTQ character, an interracial couple and diverse casting.”  

Around the identical time, the Hallmark Channel discovered itself below fireplace after pulling commercials that includes same-gender {couples}. The choice began a media frenzy throughout the vacation season – the community’s largest time of the 12 months. Hallmark later backtracked and apologized for the transfer.  

Nearly a month after the business controversy, Abbott left the channel after 11 years with none clarification.  

In an effort to maneuver the community ahead, Hallmark introduced in Wonya Lucas, a former TV One govt and CNN model supervisor, as the brand new CEO in August 2020. During a 2021 interview with The Hollywood Reporter, she stated her focus is making her new media model as inclusive as its mother or father firm’s greeting playing cards.  

“I live a life that is reflective of a lot of different communities. I can authentically say I want those communities represented because I know, not just know of, I really know what it’s like to be othered, however you define that,” Lucas stated.  

The Hollywood Reporter has reached out to Great American Family for remark. 



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