WTF: Heath is NOT in Hell!

I’m all hopped up on Heath Ledger news right now, and it’s pissing me off from every angle.

Amid a story about Daniel Day-Lewis dedicating his SAG award to Ledger was a mention that religious groups were protesting the awards show. One of the signs the protesters carried said, “Heath’s in Hell.”

What the fuck?

First of all, how does anyone know Heath Ledger is in Hell? Do we have a direct hotline to the netherworld? If that’s the case, I’d watch out for these people. They seem to know too much about some things.

The last time I checked, there’s only one entity that makes those decisions, and he’s not a chubby white guy with bad hair.

I’ll let these religious nutjobs in on a little secret… Heath Ledger was an actor. Ennis Del Mar is a fictional character. It was a role, an acting job – on which he met and impregnated his co-star Michelle Williams.

No amount of quoting Leviticus is going to convince me that homosexuals will burn for eternity. But even if it did, I will never be convinced that simply playing a homosexual will land you in hell.

These are the same people that must think Tony Danza’s a great father because of his role on “Who’s the Boss,” hate soap opera villains because they can’t make that leap in reality and truly believe they’re seeing Hannah Montana on stage after paying $2000 a ticket.

I guess that by these twisted morons’ view, if playing a homosexual is enough to send you to hell, you should write off heaven if you’re cast as a rapist or murderer.

Man, I’m glad these people aren’t in control of my afterlife.

And one more thing… why were they protesting the SAG Awards anyway? Heath Ledger wasn’t nominated for anything. Heck, he was barely in any movie in 2007, save his small part in I’m Not There, which was noticeably overshadowed by Cate Blanchett. Why didn’t they do something more constructive with their time, like feed the homeless, tutor a child or pick the lint out of my belly-button?

Not Offended Yet? Read Part One of this Article Here.

Kevin Carr crawled from the primordial ooze in the early 1970s. He grew up watching movies to the point of irritation for his friends and was a font of useless movie knowledge until he decided to put that knowledge to good use. Now, Kevin is a nationally syndicated critic, heard on dozens of radio stations around the country, and his reviews appear in a variety of online outlets. Kevin is also a proud member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), and the Central Ohio Film Critics Association (COFCA).

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