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Westboro to Protest at Ebert's Funeral

 
Westboro to Protest at Ebert's Funeral
Posted April 8th, 2013 @ 9:36am by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– The Westboro Baptist Church has announced the latest target of its charming attentions: this morning's funeral of the "fool" Roger Ebert. In a press release, the group calls the critic a 'f-g enabler," saying he "sold his soul for some fame & fortune" and is bound for "eternal torment & sorrow in Hell," the Hollywood Reporternotes. The release says Ebert "mocked" the group. On Twitter last month, he posted a link to a Salon piece about a gay man's visit to the church. "Just another day at Westboro Baptist," Ebert wrote. In 2011, another Ebert tweet called the church "odious," DNAinfo.com adds.

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