Hallmark Channel Apologizes for Pulling Ads Showing Same-Sex Weddings

HeadlineDec 16, 2019

In media news, the Hallmark Channel says it will resume airing advertisements from the wedding planning company Zola that feature same-sex couples. Hallmark initially banned four ads featuring brides kissing each other, while accepting two similar ads that featured heterosexual couples. After a backlash, Hallmark CEO Mike Perry reversed course and apologized Sunday night, saying in a statement, “We are truly sorry for the hurt and disappointment this has caused.”

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