REBA MCENTIRE announced she is not going to host next year’s ACM Awards. Reba and BLAKE SHELTON co-hosted the last two ACMs . . . and she’s already anointed him as her successor.
–Shetold “Country Weekly”, quote, “I’ve passed the torch to Blake. I’m a huge Blake Shelton fan.” Blake hasn’t said anything about this yet . . . but he seems to have a plan. At least that’s what the ACMs are saying.
–They released this statement, quote, “Reba has hosted the ACM Awards a record 14 times since 1986, and we fully understand and support her decision to focus her energies on her new television project.
The Austin City Council has voted to make the capital city of Texas the first in the state to formally endorse the legalization of same-sex marriages. The Thursday vote was unanimous.
The state of Texas doesn’t presently recognize same-sex marriages. State law defines marriage as strictly between a man and a woman.
However, councilmember Sheryl Cole says that although the vote is purely symbolic, “symbolic acts matter.”