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    Office Star Ed Helms Boycotts Chick-fil-A Over Same-Sex Marriage Equality

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    Ed Helms is sticking up for gay chickens.

    We kid, but The Office funny man is serious about boycotting Chick-fil-A for being anti-gay.

    "Chick-fil-A doesn't like gay people?" Helms tweeted earlier today. "So lame. Hate to think what they do to the gay chickens! Lost a loyal fan."

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    Helms' outrage stems from comments that the company's chief operating officer Dan Cathy recently made to the Baptist Press about not supporting same-sex marriage.

    "Guilty as charged," Cathy said when asked about the company's support of what the Press describes as "the traditional family."

    "We are very much supportive of the family—the biblical definition of the family unit," Cathy explained. "We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives. We give God thanks for that."

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    Chick-fil-A gave about $2 million to anti-gay groups in 2010, according to a report by Equality Matters.

    "We intend to stay the course," Cathy said in the Baptist Press interview. "We know that it might not be popular with everyone, but thank the Lord, we live in a country where we can share out values and operate on biblical principles."

    Among the groups that Chick-fil-A has donated to are the Marriage & Family Foundation, Exodus International and the Family Research Council.

    Former Ugly Betty star Michel Urie also tweeted a link to a Huffington Post story about the Cathay interview with a simple message of "boo."

    A music video spoofing Chick-fil-A's controversial views starring contestants from RuPaul's Drag Race went viral earlier this year. Sung to the tune of Wilson Phillips' "Hold On," three drag queens sing lines like, "Chow down at Chick-fil-A—even if you're gay" and "We just want a little meat without your bible."

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