Westboro Baptist Church indirectly responsible for $44,000 donation to Gay Men’s Health Crisis Organization

And it’s all thanks to a little conniving from comedienne Lisa Lampanelli.  Normally I’m not a big Lampanelli fan, but this is downright brilliant.

Here’s the scoop (and probably the only time you’d want more of those Westboro Baptist nutjobs protesting outside your event)—Lampanelli promised to donate $1000 for every Westboro Baptist Church protester who showed up to wave their ridiculously offensive signs outside her show.  The group routinely shows up to protest anything having to do with homosexuality, dead U.S. soldiers, and even Judaism.  I hear they’re great fun at parties and bah mitzvahs.

Final tally at the Topeka, Kansas show—44 wackos.  Which meant that Lampanelli, thanks to the support of the Westboro Baptist Church, would donate $44,000 to the Gay Men’s Health Crisis Organization.  And the raunchy comic was more than happy to hand over the cash, as evidenced by her Tweet following the show…

“Thanks to these a-holes, $44,000 will be donated to the GMHC!!!”

Wonder what Fred Phelps, head of the Westboro Baptist Church, thinks of all this?  Does anyone really care what he thinks of Lampanelli’s tremendous act, except for his little circle of soulless, heartless followers?



Jeff Greenwell is the writer/editor of Last Angry Fan. Jeff has been known to rock a Speedo while belting out Robert Goulet tunes from his front porch, and in his spare time he enjoys capturing and training feral goats to be his minions. Also known to dig a nice brick of cheese from time to time.
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  • Mr_angel
    25 May 2011 at 6:02 am
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    Gay Men’s Health should write to the Westboro Wackos  thanking them for the donation & explain how it will be used to promote their cause.

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