A gay couple getting married on a Rose Parade float raised controversy at the 125th edition of the event. Danny Leclair and Aubrey Loots gave their “I dos” in front of thousands of parade watchers on top of a cake of coconut chips, white roses and orchids.
Most TV stations cut away from the ceremony, making Brian Whitman the winner of a bet that he made with Elisha Krauss a couple weeks earlier. “I thought that it would be rejoiced and celebrated and broadcasted everywhere,” explained Elisha.
Click on the player above to hear Brian Whitman and Elisha Krauss discuss the Rose Parade gay wedding as well as the protest of the Seaworld float that led to commotion and arrests.